Pirate, Viking & Scientist: Jared Chapman
Mortal Heart (His Fair Assassin Trilogy): Robin LaFevers

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: November 21

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include book lists (many!), the National Book Awards, the Cybils Awards, diversity, growing bookworms, National Readathon Day, KidLit TV, parenting, schools, libraries, and time management. 

Books, Book Lists and Awards

Jacqueline Woodson’s ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’ Wins 2014 National Book Award for Young People's Literature| @sljournal http://ow.ly/ECWg4

The 2014 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Winner is The Dark Wild by Piers Torday http://ow.ly/EitZ1 via @tashrow #kidlit

Visiting grandparents: three picture books to share (ages 3-8) from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/ED01b #kidlit

Favorite Board Books for Babies and Toddlers from @ThisReadingMom http://ow.ly/EuYz2 #kidlit

Favorite Picture Books for Pre-K/K selected by @ThisReadingMom http://ow.ly/EyoFE #kidlit @The_Pigeon

Favorite Picture Books for K-2nd grade from @ThisReadingMom (includes TIKKI TIKKI TEMBO) http://ow.ly/ED2fd #kidlit

At Stacked: 9 "recently-published titles that should appeal to teen dragon fans (three of which are #Cybils nominees) http://ow.ly/Eypaq

NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for K-12 students in 2014, winners shared by @tashrow http://ow.ly/EynPo

9 Picture Books About Parades selected by @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/EuYkT #kidlit

The Best Children’s Books and Picture-Books of 2014 according to @brainpicker http://ow.ly/EuY0M via @bkshelvesofdoom

My daughter is dying for Here Comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood, reviewed here by @tashrow http://ow.ly/EuWAY @penguinkids

Book List from @growingbbb | Talking to Children About Death of a Sibling http://ow.ly/Eqryi #kidlit

Favorite #Nonfiction Series Books {for K-5th grades} from @ThisReadingMom http://ow.ly/EqrhF #kidlit

Booklist from @bkshelvesofdoom | Seven YA books featuring graffiti artists http://ow.ly/EqqYh #yalit

Top Ten High School Favorites from Former Students by @shkrajewski and some former students @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/EmkxR

Recommended Reads For Teens Who Need a Laugh from Jean Little Library http://ow.ly/Emjf1 #YAlit #kidlit

Beyond the Bestsellers: Books for fans of Robin LaFevers's "His Fair Assassin" Trilogy from @catagator @bookriot http://ow.ly/EivkM

12 Picture Books 4 to 8 Year Olds Should Read from Laurie Levy at Still Advocating http://ow.ly/EiqUn via @tashrow


ArmchairCybilsIt's time for the Armchair #Cybils November check-in @Everead http://ow.ly/ED0w0 #kidlit

This is wonderful! Wit and Wisdom from (Mostly) #Cybils Nominees 2014 | @semicolonblog http://ow.ly/Eypso

Today's Featured #Cybils Review is the #BookApp for Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan, reviewed by @pwbalto http://ow.ly/Eynl9

Today's Featured #Cybils Review is Greenglass House by Kate Milford, reviewed by @semicolonblog http://ow.ly/Eqmru

This month's Featured Bloggers at #Cybils are Guinevere and Libertad Tomas @dos_twinjas http://ow.ly/Emj6W

Guess who got to be The Cybils' November Featured Bloggers of the Month =) @dos_twinjas http://ow.ly/Eqsd4 #Cybils

Today's Featured #Cybils Review: Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty reviewed by @Book_Nut http://ow.ly/Eipzx

Diversity (including Book Lists Focused on Diversity)

WNDBLogoSqaureGreat news! #WeNeedDiverseBooks has met the $100,000 fundraising goal! At $102,744 this morning per @CynLeitichSmith http://ow.ly/EitH9

Interesting thoughts from @RogerReads @HornBook about whether or when to mention race in a book review http://ow.ly/EipMe

LGBTQ Fiction, Reimagined Fairy Tales, & Horror | What’s Hot in #YAlit | SShelley Diaz @sljournal http://ow.ly/ECWGN

Big News in #Diversity: Big Hero 6 Tops Box Office w/ diverse cast reports @LEEandLOW http://ow.ly/EymzO via @bkshelvesofdoom

Latinas For Latino Lit share 'Remarkable' Children's Books of 2014 at NBC New.com http://ow.ly/Evg3k @PWKidsBookshelf

Black and White and Read All Over: #Diversity and Inequity in Children’s Publishing, by Cheryl Klein @scholastic http://ow.ly/EymiM

Infographic: Gender Bias in popular films across 11 countries, shared at @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/EvgFk

#WeNeedDiverseBooks Announces Publishing Internship Project @sljournal #WNDB http://ow.ly/EuNwa

Native American Heritage Month: 10 Children’s Books By Native Writers @LEEandLOW http://ow.ly/EisGl via @CynLeitichSmith

Quentin Blake: We need more disabled children in picture books @BBCNews http://ow.ly/Eiray via @tashrow

Events, Programs and Research

NationalReadathonDayThumb2Make #timetoread for National Readathon Day, says @LibraryJournal http://ow.ly/EuNHP #literacy

What Kids Are Reading: A Renaissance Learning Report, highlights shared @PublishersWkly #literacy http://ow.ly/EvfK1

Announcing #Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month for 2015 @kidlitwhm http://ow.ly/Emjnn

Growing Bookworms

Using imaginative storytelling with young children, tips from @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/ECZDX #literacy

Guest post @RIFWEB from @SamRVamos about The Reading Bond that parents can nurture http://ow.ly/EqqCb #literacy

Coping with Children’s Changing Tastes and Attitudes in reading: "be flexible and not judgmental" @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/EiuLM


New York Media Works Launches Children’s Literature Portal #KidLit TV hosted by @roccoa http://ow.ly/Ef6HQ via @PWKidsBookshelf

Online friends – real or imaginary? | On taking the risk to meet online friends in person by @NorahColvin http://ow.ly/Eiuqd


Good advice from @abbylibrarian in: I Didn't Check My Email (on vacation) (and Lived to Tell the Tale) http://ow.ly/ECYQP

Food for thought in: The Disease of Being Busy by @OSTADJAAN http://ow.ly/EuXB9 via @StaceyLoscalzo

Twitter Announces a Searchable Archive of Every Tweet is Now Accessible to All Users | @infodocket http://ow.ly/ECX42

On Reading, Writing, and Publishing

Is There Also A Good Reading Fairy? asks @gail_gauthier musing also on whether teens should read classics or wait http://ow.ly/Emkjr

How Do We Feel About Writers Writing For Free? Is There Something To Be Gained For The Individual... @gail_gauthier http://ow.ly/Er13k

Tips for hosting a successful author event at a bookstore from Hicklebee's Books event reported by @darshanakhiani http://ow.ly/EmjIG

Who are the best quirky heroines in children's books? | @GdnchildrensBks http://ow.ly/EirA9 via @tashrow #kidlit


Four Ways to Encourage Kids in the Spirit of Giving @FirstBook http://ow.ly/EuWkD

Top Ten Bookish Christmas Gift Ideas from @BooksBabiesBows http://ow.ly/EivB3

Schools and Libraries

It Just Takes One, a reminder from @katsok for teachers about why it's worth the effort to help find the right book http://ow.ly/ED2AY

Mommy Librarian's Story Time Secret #6: Board Books Are (Usually) Too Small For Story Time! from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/ECZfZ

Dinner Before Dessert? (or, Should We Really Be Pushing for More Nonfiction Reading?) | @ReadByExample http://ow.ly/ED3b1

At The Uncommon Corps, Marc Aronson ponders whether libraries should be developing programming for dad caregivers http://ow.ly/Eiqlw

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