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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: January 24

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

Book Lists and Awards

Stacked: A Couple of #YAlit Mini-Trends: Downton Abbey Clones + The Wizard of Oz reimagined http://ow.ly/sVmsS

Mock Newbery, Caldecott + Printz Lists – The Ultimate Round-Up — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/sVmh4 #kidlit

25 YA Novels Everyone — Even Adults — Should Read – @Flavorwire http://ow.ly/sTBQn via @PWKidsBookshelf

RT @pragmaticmom: 10 Perfect Read Aloud Books for 3rd Grade http://bit.ly/1fXujC6 #3rdGrade #KBN @ColbySharp #KidLit

CCBlogC: The 2014 Charlotte Zolotow Award Goes to Lemony Snicket http://ow.ly/sQR6M #kidlit

The Fairytales and Folktales of 2013: An Accounting — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/sOfVU #kidlit

Great book ideas | Emily’s Library ( @PhilNel 's 3/yo niece) Part 7: 31 Good Books for Small Humans http://ow.ly/sM8Fa #kidlit

Congratulations to @LaurelSnyder + other winners of 2014 Sydney Taylor Book Awards http://ow.ly/sOdXR @JewishLibraries

10 (Really Good) Books That Didn't Make Our #Cybils Shortlist from @Book_Nut http://ow.ly/sM6Iz #kidlit #sff

Always a worthy goal | Titles That Have Legs by @katsok + @donalynbooks @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/sM7rv #kidlit

The 2014 Edgar Award Nominees (best mysteries by category, inc. #kidlit and #yalit ) http://ow.ly/sFnuW via @bkshelvesofdoom

Diversity

Mitali Perkins’ Students Debate Whether or Not Faces Belong on Book Covers | @CBCBook http://ow.ly/sVenT @MitaliPerkins

2014 Releases: LGBTQ Young Adult Literature | @molly_wetta at wrapped up in books http://ow.ly/sLZS6 #yalit

A Tuesday Ten: African American Characters in Fantasy and SF | Views From the Tesseract http://ow.ly/sQSrT #kidlit

MCBookDay-21-300x234Multicultural Children’s Book Day is Coming Jan 27th! – by @PragmaticMom @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/sHil7 #kidlit

Growing Bookworms

Can you make kids love books? asks @salon http://ow.ly/sTBLx via @PWKidsBookshelf

RT @katsok: THIS is why reading aloud to children (yours & your students) is magical & important. http://sharpread.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/a-crooked-kind-of-perfect-reading-moment/ … Thanks for sharing, @colbysharp

Lovely! On reading picture books to my 10/yo son - a sentimental post about why it's been a nice thing @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/sM8i2

Fancy Nancy-like Books "For Boys" (and girls) from @abbylibrarian http://ow.ly/sHhVv #vocabulary and love of words

Seven Things You Should Be Doing as You’re Reading to Your Child - I Can Teach My Child! http://ow.ly/sHh4I via @tashrow #literacy

Kidlitosphere

Introducing the First Ever, Absolutely Fantastic, SLJ Pre-Game and Post-Game Show!!! — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/sM5kF #kidlit

Regarding Independent Booksellers, @gail_gauthier asks: Why Can't I Shop In Both Places? http://ow.ly/sM2KK

First installment of a very cool new #YAlit Roundup @tordotcom http://ow.ly/sM8ws (via Tanita Davis)

On Reading, Writing, and Publishing

RT @RIFWEB: Well said @CharlesMBlow! THANK YOU for sharing your story about the power of books and reading. #bookpeopleunite http://goo.gl/MVJup7

KidlitCon2013Tip for authors from #KidLitCon | How Do You Know Which Blogs To Tell About Your Book? @leewind @scbwi @MotherReader http://ow.ly/sQjNr

Very nice! Top 10 Things Picture Books Taught Me by @BethShaum @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/sM5Hg #kidlit

Fascinating Numbers About Children's Book Sales + a decline in teens reading for fun @leewind @scbwi http://ow.ly/sFn4Z via @FuseEight

Parenting

Why Is Narcissism Increasing Among Young Americans? asks Peter Gray in Psychology Today http://ow.ly/sFmPl

Picture book suggestions for Beating the Monsters from @ReadingWithBean http://ow.ly/sM5f1 #kidlit

Programs and Research

Sigh! RT @FirstBook: 61% of low-income families have no age appropriate books at home. http://bit.ly/1c8EGKU @cliforg

eReading Is Rising, But It’s Not Replacing Print: Pew Research @GalleyCat http://ow.ly/sHhqi #literacy via @tashrow

Schools and Libraries

What is the Best Starting Age for Schooling, some guidelines from @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/sQSOs #parenting

How The Common Core Became Education's Biggest Bogeyman @HuffingtonPost http://ow.ly/sM7PD via Wendie Old

Library Programming for Preschoolers: Take a Tip from Preschool Centers | @hiMissJulie http://ow.ly/sM3tD #libraries

It DOES Make a Difference. @lochwouters seconds @hiMissJulie on boosting your youth librarian colleagues http://ow.ly/sFmCY

Social Media and Devices

True! Why patting the bunny is better than swiping the screen @OnParenting via @PWKidsBookshelf http://ow.ly/sTBsP

Words of reason from @katsok about Social Media and Our Students (applies to our kids, too) http://ow.ly/sM5QL

Everything I Need to Know About Twitter I Learned in Kindergarten by @StaceyLoscalzo http://ow.ly/sQS6Q

The Book Chook: 2013 iPad App Reviews at @bookchook http://ow.ly/sM7AR #literacy #kidlit

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