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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: April 17

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include book lists, summer reading, tax day, baseball season, national poetry month, operation teen book drop, the Cybils awards, diversity, growing bookworms, schools, libraries, reading, publishing, Astrid Lindgren, reading retreats, and book promotion.

Book Lists

For #RedSox season, some favorite baseball-themed books (fiction + nonfiction) from @HornBook http://ow.ly/LBHVh #kidlit

2015 Books from previous Caldecott Winners — @100scopenotes #kidlit http://ow.ly/LyB5I

For tax day, #BookList for kids about money, money, money, money @HornBook http://ow.ly/LF2eJ #kidlit #nonfiction

Book List for Beginning Readers, perfect for #SummerReading from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/Lyy2J

Great resource from @mrskatiefitz | a dozen easy readers featuring superheroes who are not licensed characters http://ow.ly/LImPF

7 More Comics for 7-Year-Old Girls from @GeekDads w/ suggestions from readers + including #Babymouse http://ow.ly/LEKBh

23 Feminist Books Every Child Should Read from @buzzfeed http://ow.ly/LC5Er #kidlit (from Paper Bag Princess to Princess in Black)

#RaisingReaders Monday: Favorite Adventure Series from @kateywrites (I love Mysterious Benedict Society, too) http://ow.ly/LyyT9

Ten (Plus Two) Tried-and-True Read Alouds for Middle Grades by former 4th grade teacher @mrsmelanieroy @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/LyGb4

Sigh Top Ten Most Challenged Books in 2014. w/ stated reasons via @bkshelvesofdoom http://ow.ly/LyyiQ

Make ‘Em Laugh | Funny audiobooks for kids and teens, recommended by Sharon Grover and Lizette Henegan @sljournal http://ow.ly/LIhVh 

Novels in Verse: my top ten + two more to read (ages 9-12) from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/LInqJ #NationalPoetryMonth

2015 YA Novels in Verse: A Stacked #Bookfrom @catagator List http://ow.ly/LInRS #NationalPoetryMonth

Cybils

On the #Cybils blog: Interview with @DeanPitchford1 author of MG Fiction winner Nickel Bay Nick http://ow.ly/LBHGD @Book_Nut

On the #Cybils blog: List Fun from @SheilaRuth | Young Adult High Fantasy http://ow.ly/LyIiB

On the #Cybils blog: List Fun: Readable Nonfiction for kids + teens, recommended by librarian + panelist @scharle4 http://ow.ly/LIlsb 

Diversity

The @CBCBook and #WeNeedDiverseBooks to Partner on Resources and Programming for Publishing Internship Program http://ow.ly/LBxrX

Events + Programs

The @readergirlz Operation Teen Book Drop 2015 will be held tomorrow, 4/16. Details here: http://ow.ly/LEJK2 #RockTheDrop Share books!

ALA_NLW2015_336x2808 Great Children’s Books About Libraries for #NationalLibraryWeek from @RobertaGibson http://ow.ly/Lyy6w

DigiLit Sunday: Five Web Poetry Stops You'll Want to Share with Students for #NationalPoetryMonth from @cathymere http://ow.ly/LyFHE

Very cool. Until May 10 @The_Pigeon + his family will be matching individual donations to @FirstBook (up to $50k) http://ow.ly/LBKEJ

Terry @readingtub (w/ help from @SheilaRuth) is launching FLIP - A project / web app for #Literacy First Responders http://ow.ly/LIm24 

Growing Bookworms

Is your child a reluctant reader/writer? Take them to a show (author event) by Kristin O'Keefe in @washingtonpost http://ow.ly/LEMQG

Lovely! "The emotional bonding that reading together has developed is something I never expected" @BooksBabiesBows http://ow.ly/LBJwy

I enjoyed this post, about how Baby @greenbeanblog has preferences for certain books (above his age range), w/ photos http://ow.ly/LBIHr

"Reading for fun – .. letting kids choose what they read and giving them time for that in school – has so much value" http://ow.ly/LyAje

I love these, too: Books about Books, with Book Lists from @semicolonblog http://ow.ly/LyxTU #GrowingBookworms

Alysa @Everead says The Easiest Bedtime Story Ever involves retelling the stories from a child's favorite board books http://ow.ly/LIoRl

"you have to show them the thing that will make them want to read. That’s what makes a reader" @Jon_Scieszka in PW http://ow.ly/LIw83 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

These I want! NYRB to Reissue Astrid Lindgren Classics Mio, My Son and Seacrow Island, reports @PublishersWkly http://ow.ly/LC5jb

Here's where I'll go for my next reading weekend: 10 Great Bookish Hotels found by @catagator http://ow.ly/LyHVX

Lovely! Ideas for A Dream Reader's Retreat from @catagator http://ow.ly/LyHny

Book-Shame | @medinger responds to @NYTimes piece, likes eReader partly for the privacy aspect http://ow.ly/LyzEH

Searching for the Real: Children’s Literature When Fiction and Reality Intersect — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/LBJ7T #kidlit

Food for thought in: Please shut up: Why self-promotion as an author doesn't work. @DelilahSDawson http://ow.ly/LBwTj

Useful for authors: Three Ways to Help Bookstores & Libraries Talk About Your Book | Kelly Jones @LatinosInKidLit http://ow.ly/LyyYX

Stacked: How Do You Keep Track of #YALit Book Releases?: A Resource Guide from @catagator http://ow.ly/LyAR0

Schools and Libraries

Using Comics to Teach English Language Learners | Dawn K. Wing @sljournal http://ow.ly/LyvlD

Is rhyming ability in important in reading? @ReadingShanahan | yes but not as accurate or sensitive as other skills http://ow.ly/LF1KV

Those Tired #SummerReading Lists. Here’s What to Do. (fostering lifelong reading) | Carly Okyle in @sljournal http://ow.ly/LELuy

Today at @MrSchuReads author @mstewartscience encourages educators to include #nonfiction in classroom libraries http://ow.ly/LEGD1

Report debunks ‘earlier is better’ academic instruction for young children @ValerieStrauss in @washingtonpost http://ow.ly/LBGt5

How #Libraries Are Transforming Into Community Anchors | Courtney Young in @HuffPostBooks http://ow.ly/LBwhe

Hard to resist: 11 Reasons Librarians Are Better Superheroes Than The Avengers from @Grammarly http://ow.ly/LIhpK 

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