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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: December 12

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. In this week's relatively short post I have links about individual books, book lists, the Cybils awards, diversity, gift-giving recommendations, reading, and publishing.


Could Goodnight Moon Be Published Today? (and would it have been given time to find an audience?) asks @fuseeight

A read-aloud review of one of my favorite books @SunlitPages | The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright

Wouldn't The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher Make A Neat Little Sitcom? asks @gail_gauthier #kidlit

2 children's books that adults should read too - Brown Girl Dreaming and El Deafo - says @pwbalto #kidlit

Book Lists

Some great titles in: 7 Picture Books I Loved (But Didn’t Review) in 2014 @100scopenotes #kidlit

Some fun titles in @momandkiddo 's family's Best Books of the Year (Part 3) #kidlit

A Tuesday Ten @TesseractViews | the kind of amazing flight / flying done by people + creatures who usually don’t fly

The latest Stacked: Get Genrefied list features Christian Fiction in #YALit

Stacked: 2015 Contemporary YA Fiction For Your Radar @catagator #yalit


Today's Featured #Cybils Review is Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon, reviewed by @ImaginationSoup #kidlit

Today's Featured #Cybils Review is Dare the Wind by Tracey Fern, reviewed by @Sonderbooks #nonfiction


Characters in children’s books are almost always white, and it’s a big problem by Domino Renee Perez @washingtonpost

Stacked: Let's Move Beyond the Gender Binary: Guest Post by I. W. Gregorio @catagator #yalit

#WeNeedDiverseBooks bc of Ferguson: Randy Ribay @HornBook | Reading fiction shows the world through others' eyes

2nd Annual #Diversity Month Day 6 @dos_twinjas | Blogger Interview with @charlotteslib #kidlit

Day Al-Mohamed: #Diversity in Single Serving Slices (why it is represented as either/or) @DisabilityInLit #kidlit

Sherman Alexie and Jacqueline Woodson to Speak at BookCon 2015 | @sljournal #WeNeedDiverseBooks

From #STEM to STEAM, Latino-Style by Margarita Engle @LatinosInKidLit  #kidlit #diversity


IBGDposterLARGE-580x410Love the poster! International Book Giving Day Feb 14th! @PragmaticMom  #kidlit #literacy (poster shown to the right drawn by Chris Haughton)

Neat! A kids/YA bookswap hosted by @playbythebook to celebrate International Book Giving Day 2015 

The 2015 National Spokesperson for School Library Month is... Julianne Moore reports @MrSchuReads 

Growing Bookworms

Early #Literacy Around the House: The Christmas Tree from @mrskatiefitz 

Gift-Giving Recommendations

It's time for @MotherReader 's 150 Ways to Give a Book, a great resource #kidlit #literacy

Ten (or so) Great 2014 Kid Books for Gift-giving for a range of ages from @medinger #kidlit

Give Books as Gifts? Yes, You Can! says @StaceyLoscalzo | Tips on why and how you should #kidlit

'Tis the Season: Please Include Reading in Your Annual Giving says @ReadingShanahan #literacy


Happy 10th Blog Birthday to Jennie at Biblio File! #kidlit

On Reading, Writing, and Publishing

Time Management Tuesday: Are Writers Ahead Of The Curve In Integrating Work And Life? asks @gail_gauthier

Funny and interesting: Children’s Literature 2014: The Year in Miscellanea — @100scopenotes # #kidlit

Always thought-provoking: Stacked: "Best of 2014" in YA Fiction List Break Down #YALit @catagator

Stacked: "Best of YA" Lists By the Numbers: 2011 - 2014 Stats, Comparisons, and Thoughts from @catagator  #yalit

Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction: more empathy, reports @MicNews via @tashrow

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