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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: March 28

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

Authors and Illustrators

2 of our faves | Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Featuring Kady MacDonald Denton and Rosemary Wells

This is cool! Pippi Longstocking Author Astrid Lindgren Gets a Spot on Sweden’s 20 Krona Note @GalleyCat via @tashrow

Happy Birthday, Kate DiCamillo! from @kidlitwhm #kidlit

Barbro Lindgren Wins 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award #kidlit via @PWKidsBookshelf

Book Lists

Recommended Superhero Comics for Kids by @delightchildbks #kidlit

10 Counting Books set in the Garden from @growingbbb #kidlit

Stacked: Crossing the Line: Adult-Teen Relationships in YA Fiction and Beyond by @catagator #yalit

10 Books With Female Leads and No (or Little) Romance, recommended by @Book_Nut #kidlit #yalit

Nice #booklist from @ReadingRockets about Being Brave via @ChoiceLiteracy

List NSTA: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12: 2014 via @FuseEight #commoncore

Diversity + Gender

A thorough and excellent response from @LaurelSnyder to someone who objected to seeing gay parents in Penny Dreadful

Emerson's Museum of Amazing Women, Part 3, by @MaryAnnScheuer (featuring @jenniholm and Alex Morgan)

Check out yesterday's KQED Roundtable: People of Color Underrepresented in Children's Books. via @bkshelvesofdoom

10 Diverse YA Historicals About Girls In honor of Women's History Month @diversityinya via @catagator

10 Diverse Poetry Books for Kids from @momandkiddo #kidlit

Stacked: Wrapping Up the "About the Girls" series #yalit


A #Poetry Challenge for Kids for April (Poetry Month) from @momandkiddo #kidlit

2014 3030 logo1GottaBook: Announcing the 2014 Redux-Edition of 30 Poets/30 Days! from @gregpincus

Press Release Fun: Voting Now Open for the 7th Annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards! — @fuseeight @CBCBook

Growing Bookworms

Zoobean Debuts A Recommendation Service For Children’s Apps And Books | @TechCrunch via @PWKidsBookshelf

“That was intense!”: Getting Boys Excited About Books by @erniec + @mhorateach @NerdyBookClub 

"Never underestimate the power of a book, espec (in)... the hands of the child that needs to hear what it has to say"

On Reading, Writing, and Publishing

A new phenomenon: The $300/hr Book Group Facilitator | @medinger

Top-selling children's and YA books for 2013 - Divergent trilogy led the pack (combined) via @100scopenotes #kidlit

"No story stole my heart like The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" Natalie Lloyd @NerdyBookClub #kidlit

How Sweet It Is: The 50th Anniversary of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' @PWKidsBookshelf #kidlit

Programs and Research

iPad Use and Babies: A Pediatrician throws a wrench in the works and @fuseeight has some good quesitons

Turning the Page: Refocusing Massachusetts for Reading Success - includes #RedSox #literacy analogy via @librareanne

Interesting ... People Who Use E-Readers Dive Far Deeper Into Books | @TheUnderwire via @tashrow

Schools and Libraries

Great News! Santa Clara City Council approves plan to get Northside Library back on track! @SantaClaraLib

Helping Young Readers Become Independent, a @ChoiceLiteracy post by Katie DiCesare

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