Growing Bookworms Newsletter: August 21
Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 30

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 23

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

Back to School

RT @WeGiveBooks: RT @jumpstartkids: Our top 5 tips to help both children & parents get ready for the first day of #kindergarten: #ECE

Book Lists

A Tuesday Ten: Across the Universe (#kidlit about space travel) | Views From the Tesseract

The newest entry in @greenbeanblog So You Want to Read Middle Grade series is by @anneursu #kidlit

TOP TEN DETECTIVE STORIES FOR KIDS by Karen Perry | @NerdyBookClub #kidlit

Book List: Third Grade Picture Book Read-Alouds @Susan_Thomsen #kidlit

RT @tashrow Rebecca Stead’s top 10 American children’s classics you may have missed | Children’s books #kidlit

RT @tashrow Must-have Board Books for Early Childhood Collections | School Library Journal #kidlit


CYBILS Poetry Panel: Is it Something for You? | @JoneMac53 #kidlit @cybils

The #Cybils and the 7-Year Itch @ AmoXcalli @ginaruiz @cybils #kidlit

Cybils2013SmallOn the #Cybils blog: Updated 2013 Logos. Feel free to download + use to show your support of @Cybils

You Can Be a Cybils Judge! @gregpincus #cybils #kidlit

#cybils and #kdilitcon | The Most Wonderful Time of the Year says Melissa @book_nut

RT @cybils: Call for Judges! Now accepting applications!: It's that time of year again! We're now officially...

Growing Bookworms

Reluctant or Resisting? On reaching readers by @rantryan @NerdyBookClub #literacy

Writing Contest for Elementary Students @PragmaticMom talks with @MrsPStorytime #kidlit

Why Children Are Creative Geniuses | @escapeadulthood


Educators, Parents Fight NYC Bid to Bypass State Mandate for School Librarians | @sljournal

For You To Borrow, Some #Libraries Have To Go Begging @NPRBooks via @Carunningmom

RT @SCCLFriends: California town takes to the streets to demand library, reports @USAToday #NorthsideLibrary via @shyone269

RT @MisterAndyWong: A library stands empty because of local politics. Find out how you can save it here: . #CA17 cc: @scclfriends

RT @tashrow From libraries to laundromats: Innovative community partnerships promote literacy #libraries #literacy


Simply wrong: RI highway mural by famous illustrator Macaulay defaced - The Providence Journal via @PWKidsBookshelf

Chock full edition of Fusenews: Frosted Sheriff is part of a complete balanced breakfast — @fuseeight

Twitter and Community by @heisereads @NerdyBookClub #reading

Programs and Research

FirstBook.jpgRT @KirbyLarson: Authors, bring new books to deserving communities through @FirstBook’s #AuthorsinAction with a personalized URL!

Egmont partners with UK hotel chain to let kids borrow books | @TheBookseller via @PWKidsBookshelf

Writing and Publishing

Congratulations to @chasingray on becoming a publisher. Introducing Shorefast Editions

This is very fun! 16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained By @Disney via @BookChook

Children's space stories are ready to take off again | @guardianbooks via @PWKidsBookshelf

I'm tempted. Lizzie Skurnick Books Subscription Series is a very good idea says @chasingray #yalit

Another new source of literacy-related links is the Children's Literacy & Reading News Google+ group, created by Terry Doherty, and also moderated by Carol Rasco and me.

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