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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: February 13

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics include book awards, book lists (many!), the Cybils awards, diversity, growing bookworms, literacy-related events, reading, publishing, social media, libraries, and schools. And speaking of the Cybils Awards, stay tuned. Cybils winners will be announced TOMORROW, February 14th. I promise you, they are fabulous!

Awards

Book Awards: A defense of not including kid appeal in the criteria for the #ALAyma from @greenbeanblog http://ow.ly/IDOmE #kidlit

RT @SevenImp: The 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award winners: http://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/2015-book-award-press-release/ … @EJKeats

2015 Kate Greenaway Medal picture book prize longlist - in pictures from @GdnChildrensBks via @100scopenotes http://ow.ly/ITJ51

Nice #kidlit Awards Roundup @sljournal | The Cook Prize, Edgar Nominees, Sydney Taylor Award, and More http://ow.ly/IDTH6

Rounding up the 2015 Mock Printz Awards @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/IDPxx #ALAyma #YALit

The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015 longlist was announced, via @eurocrime http://ow.ly/IXxmB #kidlit #YALit

2015 Notable Children's Books announced by @alscblog http://ow.ly/IXy9f via @tashrow #kidlit #YALit

Book Lists

At Jean Little Library: Jennifer shares her verdict on several Valentine's Day Board Books http://ow.ly/ITHaH #BookList #KidLit

17 Picture Books for Chinese New Year from @rosemondcates http://ow.ly/IDNAI #BookList #kidlit

WOMEN MAKE PICTURE BOOKS TOO: the 2014 edition… from @LaurelSnyder via @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/IDQ8t #kidlit

15 Guessing Game Picture Books from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/IXyTQ #kidlit#BookList

A timely @missrumphius Thematic Book List for Northeasterners: Extreme Weather http://ow.ly/ITIVf #kidlit #nonfiction

Another useful Thematic Book List from @missrumphius | Weather (An Introduction) http://ow.ly/IDLyl #kidlit #nonfiction

Rhyming Books that You Can SING! (and why you should) from @ThisReadingMom http://ow.ly/IDPoY #BookList #literacy

Math Books for Preschoolers, a #BookList from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/IDNiG #kidlit

9 Easy Reader Series Starring Boys from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/IDOV4 #kidlit #BookList

A fun #BookList | 10 Adventure Early Chapter Books For Kids age 5-8 from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/ILVDI

Some series recommendations for newer readers for after they finish Magic Treehouse Books by @wendy_lawrence http://ow.ly/IDMgh #kidlit

A #BookList for building empathy in students, from Stacy Tell @HornBookhttp://ow.ly/IXxOr #kidlit

Here's a fun #BookList | 10 Books for Kids: All About Pizza! @growingbbb http://ow.ly/ILSX3 #kidlit

Ten Books for Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid by @GigiMcAreads @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/ILMSx #kidlit #BookList

Top 10 children's books on death and bereavement selected by Holly Webb @GdnChildrensBks http://ow.ly/IDR1r #kidlit via @tashrow

Tuesday Ten @TesseractViews features Otherworld Fantasies (stories taking place completely in another world) http://ow.ly/ITIlG #kidlit

The latest Stacked Get Genrefied post: #YALit Urban Fantasy http://ow.ly/ITIDL @catagator @kimberlymarief

USBBY Presents Its 10th Annual Outstanding International Books List | @usbby @sljournal http://ow.ly/IQyLk #kidlit

Graphic Nonfiction "is a surefire hit" for Teens says @DibblyFresh in @sljournal (w/ #BookList ) http://ow.ly/IQysO

The 2015 Amelia Bloomer list of recommended feminist literature for kids has been released. See @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/IPoTq

Roundup of @YALSA 's 2015 booklists plus links to relevant reviews from @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/IDNLO #YALit

A 2015 #SummerReading List for Visually Impaired Young Patrons — @fuseeight @NYPL http://ow.ly/IXBb4 #KidLit

Cybils

#Cybils winners will be announced on Saturday, Feb. 14 in all categories. Stay tuned for amazing, kid-friendly books! http://ow.ly/IUJBA

Today's Featured #Cybils Review: Pointe by @brandycolbert reviewed by @whimsicallyours http://ow.ly/ITFFb #YALit

Today's Featured #Cybils Review: Popular: Vintage Wisdom for the Modern Geek by @MayaVanWagenen reviewed by @scharle4 http://ow.ly/IPomW

Today's Featured #Cybils Review is Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me by Daniel Beaty, reviewed by @carriebrowntx http://ow.ly/ILX7S

Today's Featured #Cybils Review is Death Sworn by Leah Cypress, reviewed by @ceceliabedelia http://ow.ly/IXv6S #YALit

Today's Featured #Cybils #GraphicNovel Review: Shadow Hero by @geneluenyang reviewed by @aquafortis http://ow.ly/IDRCm

Yesterday's Featured #Cybils #BookApp Review: Kalley’s Machine Plus Cats by RocketWagon, blurbed by @colbysharp http://ow.ly/IDPcB

#BookLIst of #Cybils Finalists featuring African American protags/themes/authors for Black History Month @aquafortis http://ow.ly/IM2n4

Diversity

Selection is Privilege, says @amyeileenk responding to librarians who don't select #diverse books for communities http://ow.ly/ILNSe

Tackling #Diversity: One Writer's Story ("I'm limited by my experiences") by James Preller @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/IDMKe

Stacked: 7 More 2015 YA Books with #Diversity on the Cover http://ow.ly/IXzUX @catagator #YALit

Events + Programs

IBGDposterLARGE-580x410Coming Soon, International Book Giving Day 2015! Suggestions + links from @BookChook http://ow.ly/ILP07 #BookGivingDay 2/14/15

At The Brown Bookshelf, information about the 23rd annual African American Children’s Book Fair http://ow.ly/IDQld #Diversity #kidlit

Comic Book Stores to Launch Children's Book Week with a Bang. Free Comic Book Day = May 2 http://ow.ly/IDT25 @PublishersWkly

Growing Bookworms

Rekindling her blog, @donalynbooks shares research supporting the importance of kids' independent reading http://ow.ly/ILQiO #literacy

#RaisingReaders Monday: Reading with Kids Gets Graphic | @kateywrites http://ow.ly/ILVTd #kidlit #GraphicNovels

Books + Strategies for 8yo Boy Reluctant Readers @PragmaticMom http://ow.ly/ILTh0 #GraphicNovels #nonfiction

5 Graphic Novels we Loved! + benefits to reading #GraphicNovels from @StackingBks http://ow.ly/IXAPQ #RaisingReaders

Making Homework More Relevant and Useful for Learning by @TrevorHCairneyhttp://ow.ly/IXzt5 #literacy

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Calling Illustrators … @SevenImp reports that Ranger Rick Jr. magazine is looking for illustrators (+ fun interview) http://ow.ly/ITGKX

Detailed piece on Harper Lee Bombshell: How News of Book Related to ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Unfolded from @WSJ http://ow.ly/IM5Nx

Literary Hub Is a New Home for Book Lovers, "one-stop shop of bookish aggregation" says @WSJ http://ow.ly/IM5CE

For bloggers, thoughts on book reviews and criticism from @bkshelvesofdoom + her Twitter PLN http://ow.ly/IXyxW

Stacked: The Rise of Suicide in YA Fiction and Exploring Personal Biases in Reading from @catagator http://ow.ly/ILRtn #YALit

Schools and Libraries

Nice! "reasons to make books available to young people in school libraries, + to encourage their use" @AwfullyBigBlog http://ow.ly/ILSzq

Social Media

Some suggestions for new users (especially educators) for Reaching Out on Twitter from @cathymere http://ow.ly/ILN9N

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