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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 5

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include book lists, the cybils awards, diversity, growing bookworms, kidlitcon, nonfiction, schools, libraries, and Dr. Seuss. 

Books and Book Lists

These are so fun! 2013-2014 #kidlit yearbook superlatives from @HornBook http://ow.ly/ASjgF

New at Stacked: Get Genrefied: Mythology in #yalit http://ow.ly/B3iOY #BookList

A celebration of #YAlit about teens who work, from @bkshelvesofdoom @KirkusReviews http://ow.ly/B05Cq #kidlit

Children's Books for Hispanic Heritage Month from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/AX3PU #kidlit #BookList

10 Book Characters Who Would Be Awesome Friends by @dailymayo @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/ATR0L #kidlit

Mighty Girl Book List, various cultures + times: Ages 11-14 | @WeCouldBFriends via @CBCBook http://ow.ly/AStfL #kidlit

10 Books By Women (About Girls) That Boys Should Read from @brandymuses inspired by @Book_Nut http://ow.ly/ASkfP #kidlit


Cybils-Logo-2014-Web-ButtonInterested in the #Cybils book awards? Sign up for our new email newsletter: http://ow.ly/AZOLd #kidlit #yalit

CYBILS--Submit to be a Judge Today! why you should apply, from new YA nonfiction organizer @scharle4 http://ow.ly/B0aFT

New post: Meet the Organizers: @SheilaRuth | Publisher Liason (and more!) | #Cybils Awards http://ow.ly/B0BR1 #kidlit

New post: Meet the 2014 #Cybils Organizers: Anne Levy, Executive Director (aka Cybils Boss Lady) | http://ow.ly/B04uM

CybilsPhotoJenMy profile is up today @Cybils blog. I'm #Literacy evangelist and social media guru this year http://ow.ly/B3i4b

Must-read from Jean Little Library: Why you should apply for #Cybils (preferably in my category, but ...) http://ow.ly/AX4TH

There's a week left to apply for the #Cybils...and here's a YA Speculative Fiction Winner's Poll @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/ASEMi

New #Cybils post: Meet the Organizers: Melissa Fox @Book_Nut , Blog Editor http://ow.ly/B3XyO 


Talking with Kids about Ferguson: Recommended Titles on Race & Equality from @SproutsBkshelf http://ow.ly/B3iUh #diversity

Brown Bookshelf: Nominations Now Open for 28 Days Later! Seeking African American authors/illustrators to highlight http://ow.ly/AWVFj

To Achieve #Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence @NPRCodeSwitch http://ow.ly/ASshy via @CBCBook

#WeNeedDiverseBooks to Launch a #Diversity in the Classroom Initiative | @DiverseBooks @CBCBook http://ow.ly/ASsRB

Growing Bookworms

In-depth review @playbythebook of new book for parents called Help Your Child Love Reading http://ow.ly/B3XtN

Raising Readers: 3 Ways to Learn the Alphabet from @SunlitPages http://ow.ly/B0aes #literacy

Reaching Reluctant Teen Readers, by David Riley @BookChook http://ow.ly/AX4zP #literacy

Beautiful! 21 Cozy Makeshift Reading Nooks @IAM486 @buzzfeed http://ow.ly/ATQBF via @ChoiceLiteracy #literacy

"What kids read from the youngest age can shape so much of who they are, + who they see themselves becoming" Ann Dye http://ow.ly/ASreA

Kidlitcon / Kidlitosphere

A Year of Reading is Celebrating Amy Ludwig VanDerwater this month http://ow.ly/AX5ng @MaryLeeHahn @frankisibberson

NonfictionmondayWendie's Wanderings: #Nonfiction Monday has moved to Facebook http://ow.ly/AX2lR #kidlit

The Uncommon Corps: The #Nonfiction Minute Goes Live, w/ daily short writing and recordings from nonfiction authors http://ow.ly/B0aj9

Saturday Six: Reasons you should go to #KidLitCon from Becky Levine (who will be there) http://ow.ly/AX64Y

On Reading, Writing, and Publishing

Inside Dr. Seuss Inc.: How a Publisher Keeps Reinventing Seussville @WSJ @RandomHouseKids #kidlit http://ow.ly/AStLW

Schools and Libraries

Why librarians offer storytime (to help kids succeed in school) by @abbylibrarian @alscblog http://ow.ly/B3ijU

The Uncommon Corps: What We Don't Know Hurts Us, why librarians should be aware of books for stats collectors http://ow.ly/B3hEJ #kidlit

Michelle Colte Named School Librarian of the Year | @sljournal http://ow.ly/B3f4N

"The librarian is the heart of the school, the center of #literacy " | Hug your librarian today, says @haleshannon http://ow.ly/B04Ve

Using Comics for Information Reports from @BookChook (a good format for kids who need extra help) http://ow.ly/ASmBf

Some suggested "essential ingredients for imagination to flourish in an early childhood classroom" @NorahColvin http://ow.ly/ASlxJ #ECE

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