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Growing Bookworms Newsletter: July 1

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: June 26 (posted June 30)

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include book awards, book lists, summer reading, boys and reading, literacy programs, 48 hour book challenge, growing bookworms, KidLitCon, Poetry Friday, introversion, Judy Blume, reviewing, and schools. [This didn't post on Friday, I am just noticing, so I am posting it now. It it not updated to add links after Friday morning.]

Awards

Newbery / Caldecott 2016: Summer Prediction Edition — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/OKGq5  #kidlit 

Landman, Grill Win 2015 Carnegie, Greenaway Medals in U.K. http://ow.ly/OHFn7  via @tashrow #BookAwards #kidlit

Book Lists

Books for Preschoolers that Help Teach Basic Concepts, a categorized #BookList from @growingbbb http://ow.ly/OEu76 

18 Wonderful Picture Books about the Arab Nation, chosen by @PragmaticMom in hopes of spreading peace http://ow.ly/OEtGz  #DiverseBooks

All-Time Great Family Read-Alouds: mysterious, timeless, funny + adventurous categories by @ehbluemle @PublishersWkly http://ow.ly/OEqSo 

A Tuesday Ten: #kidlit speculative fiction where characters show Ability via Disability @TesseractViews http://ow.ly/OKGBr  #Diversity 

On the #Cybils blog: #BookList Fun: Middle Grade Speculative Fiction Deserves it’s Own Book Club by @pamlovesbooks http://ow.ly/OO6Rp 

Middle School Pride : LGBTQ+ Tweens in Literature for Youth | @YALSA http://ow.ly/OxBmE  via @tashrow #BookList #DiverseBooks

Diversity + Gender

Let's Stop Shaming Little Boys Who Read About Girls, w/ book suggestions @bananasuit @bookriot http://ow.ly/OxB5O  via @tashrow 

Listening Library @LLAudiobooks + @penguinkids Announce Read Proud Listen Proud to highlight recommended LGBTQ #YALit http://ow.ly/OOb2D 

Events + Programs

48hbc_newThe Tenth Annual 48 Hour Book Challenge: Winners! @MotherReader http://ow.ly/OHFMB  #kidlit #48HBC

How barbershops make the cut in helping kids read | The Kansas City Star http://ow.ly/OxAmu  #DadsTurnThePage

Neat! Books On Buses: New program helps get books to Roanoke children | @WDBJ7 http://ow.ly/OHZMa  via @PWKidsBookshelf 

Growing Bookworms

#RaisingReaders Monday: on the value of Picture Books for Bigger Kids | @kateywrites http://ow.ly/OEtfC 

Early #Literacy in Everyday Places: The Campground from @mrskatiefitz | stories, stars, songs + more http://ow.ly/OKFEI  

How to swap games consoles for books (and get kids reading) | Alex Scarrow @GdnChildrensBks http://ow.ly/OxANE  via @tashrow

#FamiliesRead: Tips for Parents for Encouraging the Love of Reading from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/OO87c 

Kidlitosphere

2015-KidLitConLogoSquareAnnouncement! @CarrieMesrobian to Speak at #KidLitCon 2015, delivering the Friday, Oct. 9 keynote in Baltimore http://ow.ly/OHJpu  

A Year of Reading: The #PoetryFriday Roundup is Here! @MaryLeeHahn @frankisibberson http://ow.ly/OxBNe 

Miscellaneous

Please Stop Interrupting Me! |Thoughts from @raisinghappines on the high cost of interruptions on productivity http://ow.ly/OEsq4 

5 Things that Happen When You Embrace Being Alone @marcandangel via @benjamingilpin http://ow.ly/OKEDI 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Advice for writers from Judy Blume, reported by @StaceyLoscalzo : “First, read, read, read and read.” http://ow.ly/OKFSj  

Amazon Tests Paying Authors Per Page Read Instead of Per Book for eBook self-publishing services http://ow.ly/OKF3Q  via @100scopenotes

"Children's books are, paradoxically, one of the most important forms of writing we have, and the most overlooked." http://ow.ly/OKDCO 

"Reading is a delightfully solitary activity, and as kids we all loved it... because we were on our own" @Wendy_Mc http://ow.ly/OErhz 

Let’s Put On a Show! The Introvert Author’s Dilemma — @fuseeight responding to @medinger + @pwbalto http://ow.ly/OxBw0 

We Are the Book Champions, My Friends: on reviewing + responsiblity in response to @100scopenotes post @fuseeight http://ow.ly/OErSR 

Response (+ questions) to book critic vs/ champion discussion launched by @100scopenotes + @FuseEight from @medinger http://ow.ly/OEsP3 

Schools and Libraries

This is cool: 12 Unexpected Ways to Use LEGO in the Classroom |@atxcopywriter @Edudemic http://ow.ly/Oxzn8 

English Class in #CommonCore Era: balancing the call for more nonfiction @NYTimes via @PWKidsBookshelf http://ow.ly/OHZAw  

STEM-Themed Library Backpacks Encourage Outdoor Exploration, reports @Llauren @sljournal http://ow.ly/OObQ8  #STEM

Summer Reading

Summer reading 2015: Printable recommendation lists for Kindergarten & 1st graders from @MaryAnnScheuer #FamiliesRead http://ow.ly/OEsb9 

#SummerReading suggestions for 2015: 2nd & 3rd graders -- #FamiliesRead @MaryAnnScheuer w/ PDF list http://ow.ly/OHFJa 

#SummerReading 2015: Book recommendations for 4th & 5th graders @MaryAnnScheuer #FamiliesRead http://ow.ly/OKFoY 

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