Creepy Carrots!: Aaron Reynolds & Peter Brown
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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: July 19

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter over the past couple of weeks @JensBookPage.

Book Lists and Awards

Get Genrefied: Historical Fiction #yalit roundup at Stacked http://ow.ly/mBeck

Nice list of books to read aloud for families just starting to read together from 1000 Acre Woods http://ow.ly/mV7Tt #literacy

There are some good books on the http://Amazon.com : Best Children's Books of 2013 So Far lists (by age range) http://ow.ly/mV7zg

The Top 10 #kidlit Crying Books | @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/mUrQH

RT @RandomHouse: 15 Series to Read If You Enjoyed The Hunger Games: http://bit.ly/17TpmGy @BuzzFeed

Fun booklist dedicated to Growing A Detective from One Thousand Acre Woods blog http://ow.ly/mDFzp #kidlit

Diversity (or Not)

Sigh! Children’s Picture Books Retain Stubborn Stereotypes reports@pacificstand http://ow.ly/n6ADo via @PWKidsBookshelf #kidlit

RT @tashrow Kids’ Books Stay Stubbornly White, Even as Demographics Shift – Atlanta Black Star http://buff.ly/1aeQsI9 #kidlit

Diversity_tinakuglerI really like this graphic from @firstbook (as shared by @msyingling) about diversity in #kidlit http://ow.ly/1Z1XFv

New Disability in #Kidlit Blog launching this month — @lizbhttp://ow.ly/mZ3SC

Growing Bookworms (and Summer Reading)

Thoughts on Summer Reading from an English teacher from @thereadingzone @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/mHv8A #kidlit #literacy

Ideas for finding time and space to read in the busyness of summer from Amy @literacylaunch http://ow.ly/1Z1Z1h #literacy

How books can help kids find their inner nerd @nerdybookclub http://ow.ly/1Z1ZrC

How to Read Aloud to Your Child from @CoffeeandCrayon http://ow.ly/mUR4K #literacy #summerreading

Interesting! Vocabulary Learning (lessons from my 2 year-old) - Growing Book by Book http://ow.ly/mV8fT #literacy

Free resource: Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! http://ow.ly/n3S28 via @bkshelvesofdoom

More Read Aloud Please @StaceyLoscalzo on how hard it can be to keep reading aloud, even for a #literacy advocate http://ow.ly/n3R6M

RT @ShannonMiller: How to Get Kids Hooked on Nonfiction Books This Summer from @MindShift http://ow.ly/mUtvS #tlchat #iowatl #vanmeter

New blogger Ali Posner has 3 posts w/ #summerreading tips. Start here: http://ow.ly/mV8ti | Raising Great Readers w/ Great Books

Let’s avoid the #summerslide – Summer reading tip #7: Read Aloud | Raising Great Readers with Great Books http://ow.ly/mZ6Lo @aliposner

StallRT @ReadAloud_org: Studies have shown that low-income students are particularly vulnerable to the summer slide. #readaloud pic.twitter.com/KobaAVjGOA

RT @ReadAloud_org: "Summer Learning Loss Study: Can 'Summer Slide' Be Prevented?" YES! Keep reading aloud every day! http://fb.me/1KVorxFWA

Great ideas for @readaloud_org's Seize the Summer campaign from @BooksBabiesBows http://ow.ly/mV7He #literacy

Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Classroom into a Hotbed of Enthusiastic Readers @megangreads + @muellerholly @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/mV8Ag

Ideas for enriching the learning of gifted children from @trevorhcairney http://ow.ly/1Z1YwN #Literacy

On Reading and Books

Stacked: Five Essential Elements for Great Audiobook Narration, with examples http://ow.ly/mUs4W #yalit

What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books? asks @catagator @bookriothttp://ow.ly/n6AUb via @PWKidsBookshelf #yalit

Fun Infographic by Laura E. Kelly: What Reader Species are You? http://ow.ly/n3QvN via @bkshelvesofdoom

Thoughts on authors as inspiration in Fangirl by @donalynbooks @nerdybookclub http://ow.ly/1ZfgeG #kidlit

RT @tashrow Does E-Reading Change the Way You Read? http://buff.ly/1dnPPsP #ebooks #reading

Entertaining: The Mom From 'The Cat in the Hat' Finally Speaks @NYTimes http://ow.ly/mUuXI via @PWKidsBookshelf #kidlit

Programs and Research

Sigh! Modern life means children miss out on pleasures of reading a good book http://ow.ly/mUuCK @Guardian via @PWKidsBookshelf

Pew Study: Technology Aids Students’ Writing Skills Though Challenges Remain - @ShiftTheDigital http://ow.ly/n249P via @PWKidsBookshelf

Impressive long-term results of a Jamaican program that taught parenting skills to low-income families http://ow.ly/n3PPS @freakonomics

Publishers and eBooks

SummerChallenge4Color-300x206So glad to hear that the @Scholastic Summer Challenge has reached 100 Million Minutes Read already http://ow.ly/1Z1X7h #literacy

NPR’s All Things Considered on @Scholastic #literacy mission http://ow.ly/n1s39 @NPRBooks #kidlit

Fun! Zoe @playbythebook says @MacKidsBooks looking for people in UK/Ireland to break longest paper doll chain record http://ow.ly/n1pt9

RT @tashrow Apple Violated Antitrust Law By Conspiring To Raise eBook Prices, Judge Rules http://buff.ly/12rjjQz #ebooks

Do ebooks spell the death of the print textbook—and the 50-pound bookbag http://ow.ly/mUum2 @usatoday via @PWKidsBookshelf

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