Unmade (The Lynburn Legacy Book 3): Sarah Rees Brennan
Sky Jumpers Book 2: The Forbidden Flats: Peggy Eddleman

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 17

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Please note that I am NOT sharing the many, many tweets that I posted during last weekend's KidLitCon. You can see those by following the #KidLitCon hashtag. Links to KidLitCon roundups from other people's blogs can be found on this Kidlitosphere Central post (which I will continue to update). I'm also not sharing here various links that I shared to posts with suggested Cybils nominations, since nominations for the Cybils Awards have closed.

What I do have by way of links this week is many book lists, plus posts about the cybils awards, diversity, growing bookworms, reading, schools, and libraries.

Book Lists and Awards

Horn BOO! 2014, an annual 
selection of “spooktacular” new books for Halloween reviewed by @HornBook staff http://ow.ly/CPcFL

Scary stories for beginning readers (ages 5-8) from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/CPbXB #kidlit

I am a sucker for #YAlit about Plagues & Epidemics. Luckily Kimberly from Stacked has a list: http://ow.ly/CPcqL

Stacked: The Death Business in YA Fiction: A (Short) Reading List from @catagator http://ow.ly/CHr0Z #YALit

Picture Books: Our New Loves, a list of recent favorites from @StaceyLoscalzo http://ow.ly/CL2s2 #kidlit

7+ Kids' Books Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger, featured by @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/CKZIu #kidlit

From Easy Readers to First Chapter Books | Titles to Ease the Transition | Joy Fleishhacker in @sljournal http://ow.ly/CKXlJ

Great titles about 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai | @LibraryVoice in @sljournal http://ow.ly/CKXDK

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Bones | New Books About the Human Body | Vicki Reutter in @sljournal http://ow.ly/CKXb6

12 Picture Books to Inspire Artistic Creativity in kids from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/CHgt7 #kidlit

Book Recommendations Based on Books You Already Love from @growingbbb http://ow.ly/CHjei #kidlit

The 2014 National Book Award Finalists have been announced. @tashrow has the scoop for Young People's Literature http://ow.ly/CPawx


Today's #Cybils Featured Review: Cress by Marissa Meyer reviewed by @Miss_Fictional http://ow.ly/CHfZf @MacKidsBooks

Nominations for #Cybils Awards Now Closed to the general public, and open to publishers + authors http://ow.ly/CSDnM #kidlit

Calling all publishers, authors, + app developers, the #Cybils awards will accept your nominations starting tomorrow http://ow.ly/CP7Um

Share your suggestions for the new Featured Blogger selection at the #Cybils Awards. People who blog + love #kidlit http://ow.ly/CHtDW


Why @GuardianBooks is holding a #diversity in children's book week http://ow.ly/CPaTS via @bkshelvesofdoom #WeNeedDiverseBooks

See also #diverse voices: the 50 best culturally diverse children's books from @GuardianBooks http://ow.ly/CPb4Z #kidlit

Huge collection of other #diversity in #kidlit -themed links @bkshelvesofdoom today http://ow.ly/CPbjr

DiverseYAInfographicWNDBLooking for a #diverse YA book? New Infographic from #WeNeedDiverseBooks by @TracyDeLopez shared @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/CKYYB (click image to left to enlarge)

A Checklist to "See" Race/Culture in Kid/YA Books by @MitaliPerkins our keynote speaker at #KidLitCon http://ow.ly/CHtN9

#WeNeedDiverseBooks -- recommending books from a wide range of perspectives (ages 4-14) by @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/CHtnC

Shine a Bright Spotlight on Unsold #Diverse Books: An Idea Inspired by Hollywood’s Black List | @LatinosInKidLit http://ow.ly/CHi5G

Black Speculative Fiction Month, Day 15:Author Alicia McCalla's Thoughts on #BSFM @dos_twinjashttp://ow.ly/CSEi7

Thirteen Scary YA Books: #Diverse Edition from @LEEandLOW http://ow.ly/CSEmX via @bkshelvesofdoom #yalit

Events + Literacy Programs

Guys Lit Wire: Ballou Sr High School is moving into new digs & we want to celebrate that with our annual book fair! http://ow.ly/CHfyF

Growing Bookworms

Parents who read to their children nurture more than #literary skills @AAPNews via @librareanne http://ow.ly/CKKbN

Storyline-online-logoStoryline Online: a great resource spreading the joy of reading (ages 3-8) from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/CHwvR

Mommy Librarian's Story Time Secret #5: Sing Story Time Songs at Home from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/CSCPy

Guest post @BookChook by Amie Butchko | Bringing the Wow Factor to Reading http://ow.ly/CHtaa #GrowingBookworms

On Reading, Writing, and Publishing

"Stories provide a simplified simulation world that helps make sense of + learn to navigate our complex real world" http://ow.ly/CHuIK

Great places to keep up with YA and Children's Books! from @yabooksandmore http://ow.ly/CP7Ki #kidlit #yalit

Historical Accuracy in Illustration: Shifting Standards or Stubborn Certainties? asks @fuseeight http://ow.ly/CPcc7

Top Ten Reasons to Marry a Nerdy Book Club Member by @brianwyzlic + @rex_lisasaurus @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/CHwBs


Great stuff! Six Good Reasons Why Family Conversation at Mealtimes is Still Important from @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/CL1MP

Schools and Libraries

Should we level texts for students? asks @ReadByExample http://ow.ly/CKYqQ #reading

This is cool! Milwaukee Public Library Introduces Book Vending Kiosk | @WPR via @tashrow http://ow.ly/CL3zq

Librarians React to Pew Study on Willingness to Disagree on Social Media @LibraryJournal via @tashrow http://ow.ly/CL3hw

A new campaign: "can we throw away our reading logs? I actually think we can" says @StaceyLoscalzo http://ow.ly/CHqVf

© 2014 by Jennifer Robinson of Jen Robinson's Book Page. All rights reserved. You can also follow me @JensBookPage or at my Growing Bookworms page on Facebook.