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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: July 3

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include Latino Book Awards, book lists, diversity, read-aloud books, speculative fiction, summer reading, time travel, growing bookworms, phonics, literacy programs, writing, ebooks, James Patterson, and teaching boys.

Awards

The 2015 International Latino Book Awards Winners, picture book to #YALit, reported at @LatinosInKidLit http://ow.ly/OWR2v  #DiverseBooks 

Book Lists (including several diverse book lists)

A Roundup of Kid's Book for Gay Pride, picture book to #YALit from @randomlyreading http://ow.ly/OWRxd  #DiverseBooks

15 Engaging First Grade Read Alouds from @momandkiddo w/ classic + newer selections http://ow.ly/OWQxw  #kidlit

12 Kid-Approved Books for Advanced 4th + 5th Grade Readers | by @nesskari from @bookopolis for @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/P3PnK  

18 Classics to Read with Today's Kids, selected by Alysa @Everead | Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Mary Lennox + more http://ow.ly/P6jPm 

A Tuesday Ten @TesseractViews | Hispanic/Latino Speculative Fiction for Kids http://ow.ly/P37hi  #kidlit #DiverseBooks

Here Comes the Fun: Sunny Summer Reads for Kids, selected by Kate Hannigan @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/OQYkO 

Guest post @readingtub | Summer Laurie's #SummerReading List (#kidlit + #YAlit perfect for summer) http://ow.ly/P36VD 

A list of time travel books, middle grade through #YALit, with #diversity from @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/OWRXH 

Diversity

Diverse Characterization Matters | Ann Dye @HMHKids on how kids need to read about chars they can relate to http://ow.ly/P0x7Z  @CBCBook 

Events + Programs

Talk1ALSC launching the Babies Need Words Every Day: Talk, Read, Sing, Play public-awareness campaign w/ posters http://ow.ly/P35GG  @alscblog (Image shown is just an example - follow the link to ALSC to download up to eight larger, printable posters.)

Turning Prisons into Reading Centers by unPrison Project founder Deborah Jiang-Stein for @CBCBook http://ow.ly/P0xKi 

New Anthology w/ @realjohngreen + Others Funds #Literacy Nonprofit @IndyReads + Celebrates Local Indianapolis Authors http://ow.ly/OQXFU 

Growing Bookworms

10 Phonics Readers for Early Reading recommended by @ThisReadingMama (we use the Bob Books in my house) http://ow.ly/P39qC  

Reading with Little Miss Muffet: June 2015 | Tips + recommendations from @mrskatiefitz for reading w/ toddler http://ow.ly/OWQfG 

Sad. BLS study finds "From 2010 to 2014, parents ... read to their kids for 2.4 minutes per day" http://ow.ly/OQXjS  @FiveThirtyEight 

"How does anyone ever find the right book if the right book has to have (certain defined attributes" http://ow.ly/P0B8p  @beasleywrites

The 2015 #BeBookSmart Parent Survey Results from @RIFWEB + @Macys Are In | highlights here: http://ow.ly/P6lKU 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

So You Want to Be a Writer for Children? Jeff Barger compiles advice from people like @neilhimself http://ow.ly/P3a8y  

Hard to remember what you're reading when eBooks keep cover under wraps, by Julie Sykes @AwfullyBigBlog http://ow.ly/OQYzx 

This piece @WSJ made me want to drop all else to reread Pride + Prejudice: #SummerReading: Time to Visit Old Friends http://ow.ly/P6LJ7 

Parenting

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well w/ being wrong. Life grows stagnant @jameshamblin @TheAtlantic http://ow.ly/P6nnD

Schools and Libraries

From @PernilleRipp | 3 Education Books that Made Me Who I Am: @donalynbooks @alfiekohn + @Angela_Watson http://ow.ly/P6pXg 

Boys & Learning: 'Active Learning' works! @TrevorHCairney summarizes some recent research http://ow.ly/P0ADQ 

James Patterson @JP_Books + @Scholastic Name First Winners of School Library Grants, reports @Llauren @sljournal http://ow.ly/P0ym6  

This I love: Biloxi Middle School Teachers Transform Unused Lockers into Book Spines | @mental_floss http://ow.ly/P6aZi 

Perfect Partners: Libraries and the Nationwide Pre–K Movement | Linda Jacobson @sljournal http://ow.ly/P6MpQ 

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