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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: June 7

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage

BEA (Bookseller's Expo America)

So many books to covet! BEA 2013: Strong Season Ahead for Children's Publishers  via @PWKidsBookshelf

BEA 2013: The Boy Readers Are All Right, panel with Gantos, Scieszka + Emerson  via @PWKidsBookshelf

BEA 2013: Why Kids Should Read About War from Suzanne Collins and Walter Dean Myers 

I sure appreciated this detailed writeup about BEA Blogger Con from @catagator  #kidlit

Also helpful: Dispatch from BEA #1: the Bloggers Conference from @bkshelvesofdoom 

Book Lists and Awards

Continuing @StorySnoops summer reading lists with books for teen girls  #yalit #kidlit

Some nice lists - Bankstreet College of Education Best Children's Books of 2013 by age level  #kidlit

Stacked: Get Genrefied: Contemporary Realistic Fiction #yalit

Link Du Jour: The 2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards Announced — @100scopenotes  #kidlit

RT @tashrow: New Great Chapter Books for Kids and Summer Reading @PragmaticMom  #kidlit

For those in need, a nice list of Non-Traditional Princess Stories from the SSHE Library 

MG and YA mysteries and thrillers for great summer reading from Sleuths, Spies, and Alibis: #kidlit #yalit

Growing Bookworms

BBC News - New UK Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman targets digital youth #literacy #kidlit

Great @NerdyBookClub post by Donna Gephart on not making reading something that kids dread like dodge ball #literacy

Check out the latest #literacy Lalapalooza at Family Bookshelf: Children's Books that Celebrate Dads @readingtub

Great suggestions for sneaking in reading time when your kids are a captive audience from @LiteracyLaunch #literacy

Kidlitosphere (48 Hour Book Challenge)

Want to spend this coming weekend reading books? Don't miss the # 48HBC Instructions from @MsYingling

An excellent #48HBC Tip for this weekend's book challenge from @abbylibrarian: Take Advantage of Audiobooks

Another #48HBC Tip: Start Thinking About Your Books early fromm @abbylibrarian #kidlit

Literacy Programs and Research

Jessup 5th grader to present cupcakes for #literacy idea to Warren Buffett #litrdup via @bookchook @marylandfamily

BBC News - UK authors back 'malnutrition hits #literacy' study  #litrdup via @tashrow

Publishing. Libraries, Booksellers and Authors

Delightful! Library in a Telephone Box: British Ingenuity! via @TrevorHCairney #litrdup #literacy

This is neat: Jeff Kinney to Open a Bookstore? via @PWKidsBookshelf

Why doesn't the UK media take children's books seriously? asks Julia Donaldson in @TelegraphNews via @PWKidsBookshelf

Sharing the Love: Librarians, Authors Talk #KidLit | SLJ Day of Dialog 2013 @sljournal

RT @tashrow: 1st Welsh publisher dedicated to children’s books to help tackle literacy and tell great stories


I could relate to this: Why Leaving a Book Half-Read Is So Hard - @WSJ #reading

I'm a Lister. What Type Of A Reader Are You? asks @StaceyLoscalzo after linking to article by @ThePioneerWoman

Summer Reading (and Preventing Summer Slide)

Fun! The Great Summer Library Challenge for Kids from @momandkiddo + @bethanyntt #literacy

Suggestions from @RIFWEB for fighting Summer Slide | RIF Blog #literacy

What’s On Your Summer Reading List? | #kidlit Authors Tell All | @sljournal

Summer Reading and the Rich/Poor Achievement Gap | An Educator Responds to Questions | @sljournal #litrdup

Don't miss your chance to download free #yalit audiobooks this summer from Sync YA via @MaryLeeHahn

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