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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 4

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

Book Lists

NYPL Unveils 100 Top Children’s Books of the Last 100 Years | @sljournal http://ow.ly/poFSY #kidlit

Stacked: Get (sub)Genrefied: Dystopia from Kimberly and @catagator http://ow.ly/ptCCf #yalit

Book list: Becky's Book Reviews: 6 Early Readers...and 1 Early Chapter Book http://ow.ly/pm8uF #kidlit

#Kidlit bloggers, if you post any scary reads this month, Jean Little Library is roudning them up. Share here: http://ow.ly/pm1wZ

On the #Cybils blog: Young Adult Fiction-- Category Description from @interactiver http://ow.ly/phR2l #yalit

RT @tashrow 8 Classic YA Books That Will Screw You Up For Life – @Flavorwire http://buff.ly/1b99Jwa #yalit

Sarah Beth Durst's Ten Favorite Atmospheric Reads, posted at @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/phJL6 #yalit


Wondering what to nominate for the #Cybils in SFF #kidlit? A list of Kirkus reviewed books from @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/ptCOu

Cybils Young Adult Nonfiction nomination suggestions from panelist @semicolonblog http://ow.ly/pr03q #cybils #kidlit

At Poetry for Children: It's time for the #Cybils award! http://ow.ly/pqTsu #kidlit #poetry

RT iPad_Storytime: Need #Cybils ideas? Top 25 Picture Book Apps for Ages 2-12 | The Digital Media Diet http://buff.ly/17ohdYk

The #CYBILS are coming!! Some general info and possible #BookApp titles to nominate from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/pm8JG

On the #Cybils blog: On your mark, get set... Nominations for the 2013 @cybils open TOMORROW, 10/1 http://ow.ly/pm7eM

On the #Cybils blog: Young Adult Nonfiction-- Category Description from @ginaruiz http://ow.ly/pib0Y

On the #Cybils blog: Middle Grade Fiction--Category Description from @MsYingling http://ow.ly/phQY4 #kidlit

Growing Bookworms

Absolute must-read post for parents @book_nut | Five Reasons Why Reading YA Books Makes Me a Better Parent http://ow.ly/phLw7 #kidlit

Lovely! Reading is an Act of Love by Susan Hansen @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/phRnc #GrowingBookworms

"My children have known since they were tiny that books take a priority over groceries."Hope Gregory @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/pm8km

Board books: Three a day keeps the reading specialist away | Joanne Meier | @ReadingRockets http://ow.ly/phSaR #literacy


Sarah and Tanita from Finding Wonderland are in for #kidlitcon | See PSSSST. Hey, Texas. We're COMING!!!! http://ow.ly/prsS1 @aquafortis

Hey, #kidlit friends, the deadline to submit proposals for #KidLitCon (to be held 11/9 in Austin) is this Friday http://ow.ly/praiW

The September Carnival of Children's Literature is live @StackingBks http://ow.ly/piVQ1 #kidlit #literacy

#Kidlitcon 2013: Who's going? asks Leila from @bkshelvesofdoom | She is, and I am. Who else? http://ow.ly/phJwd


Neat! Pop-Up Libraries Blossom in Philadelphia and Beyond | @sljournal http://ow.ly/poFzI #kidlit

Neat! RT @tashrow Chicago Public Library offering programming to combat youth violence http://buff.ly/1b9NCFW #libraries

Literacy Programs and Research

Read Aloud! Grow, Brains, Grow- 10 Ways to Read to a Busy Toddler from@BooksBabiesBows http://ow.ly/pood7 #literacy @ReadAloud_org

RT @ReadAloud_org: Grow, brains, grow! About 85% of brain development happens in the first five years of life. #readaloudpic.twitter.com/gmjtNbTZFt

The CLEL Bell Awards for picture books that support early #literacy, blog tour: Talk (ages 2-6) @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/pooab

Children's reading shrinking due to apps, games and YouTube | @Guardianhttp://ow.ly/pi204 via @PWKidsBookshelf #literacy

On Reading and Writing

What's Terrifying Teens In Today's YA Novels? The Economy. Poverty Echoes In #YALit @NPRBooks http://ow.ly/pp1Kg @PWKidsBookshelf

Book Raises Eyebrows Over Young Gay Character | @TimFederle on reaction to BETTER NATE THAN EVER http://ow.ly/pi3WZ @HuffPostGay #kidlit

These are hilarious! 12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned | @HarperChildrens http://ow.ly/phKax via @tashrow #kidlit


Common Core: Either you’re against it or you’ve never heard of it. @alexanderrusso @slate http://ow.ly/pi1Ks via @PWKidsBookshelf

Literacy, families and learning: Six Marks of a Great Teacher from @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/ptCyb

Interesting piece on Why Tough Teachers Get Good Results, from Joanne Lipman in @WSJ http://ow.ly/pm3D9

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