Growing Bookworms Newsletter: September 9
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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 9

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include booklists, diversity, nonfiction, the Cybils awards, Poetry Friday, book drives, fantasy, literacy programs, growing bookworms, teaching reading, kidlitcon, bookshelves, parents in children's books, podcasts, and libraries. [This post was inadvertently published early, on Wednesday instead of Friday. Next week's will be longer.]

Book Lists

Celebrating #Literacy: Kids as Readers, Writers, and Imaginers | Joy Fleishhacker @sljournal #PictureBooks http://ow.ly/RWVN7 

Great #PictureBooks to Use for Teaching about Contrast & Contradictions @PernilleRipp http://ow.ly/S0GOn  #kidlit

The Allure of the Unsettling in 3 New Middle Grade Fantasy titles | @liswithanS @sljournal #kidlit http://ow.ly/RWUhE 

Raising the Bar: New and noteworthy #nonfiction for secondary students | @dgrabarek @sljournal http://ow.ly/RWTY7  

My Top Ten YA Book Recommendations by Mollye Oze @MollyeYa @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/RRcmO  | A solid #BookList

Cybils

Cybils-Logo-2015-Round-LgOn the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Liz Jones ( @LizJonesBooks ), Graphic Novels Chair http://ow.ly/ROtdi 

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Charlotte Taylor @charlotteslib Elem. + MG Speculative Fiction Chair http://ow.ly/RWNbV  

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Jennifer Wharton, Early and Middle Grade Non-Fiction Chair http://ow.ly/RWMSc 

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Jone MacCulloch ( @JoneMac53 ), #Poetry Chair http://ow.ly/RRccR 

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Liz Jones ( @LizJonesBooks ), Graphic Novels Chair http://ow.ly/ROtdi 

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Terry Doherty ( @ReadingTub ), Fiction Picture Books Chair http://ow.ly/RO7Ww 

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Karen Yingling ( @MsYingling ), Middle Grade Fiction Chair http://ow.ly/RWNxS 

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Stephanie Charlefour ( @scharle4 ), Young Adult Non-Fiction Chair http://ow.ly/RWQ7s 

On the #Cybils blog: Meet the 2015 Organizers: Jackie Parker ( @interactiver ), Young Adult Fiction #YALit http://ow.ly/RWUpn 

Diversity

71 picture books, early readers, middle grade + young adult novels by/for/or about Latin@s shared at @LatinosInKidLit http://ow.ly/RWOno  

Great Middle Grade/ YA Novels with Non-White Main Characters, recommended by @CampHalfBlood #DiverseBooks http://ow.ly/RRcec  #BookList

#WeNeedDiverseBooks announces mentorship program for upcoming writers/ illustrators who are diverse or writing such http://ow.ly/RNY2s 

Events + Programs

Putting LGBTQ Books into Kids’ Hands w/ the Shared Stories Open Minds program, by @Llauren @sljournal #DiverseBooks http://ow.ly/RWWga  

I Knew I Could Make a Difference in My Community by a rising middle schooler on running a book drive @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/RO9Ej 

Growing Bookworms

Advice on Reading to Babies plus board book recommendations from @darshanakhiani #GrowingBookworms http://ow.ly/RWM8E 

Good overview of basics in teaching kids to read: How Parents Can Instill Reading from @ReadingShanahan http://ow.ly/RWRoa  

"To foster, not force" | What Other Countries Do Right When It Comes to Reading | Laura Lambert @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/S0FYR 

3 go-anywhere activities that send your #literacy activities to the clouds, in #Literacy + Life series @ReadingTub http://ow.ly/S0GjV 

Kidlitosphere

2015-KidLitConLogoSquareWhat to expect from @matthewwinner 's #KidLit Podcasting session (12:45 pm on 10/10 at #KidLitCon 2015) http://ow.ly/RWP0A  

Poetry Friday: The First Week of School and #CYBILS Plea from #Poetry chair @JoneMac53 http://ow.ly/RO87h 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

First post in promising new @bookriot feature by @catagator | This Month in YA News #YALit http://ow.ly/ROah6 

19 Rad Bookshelves For Your Home (or Dream Home) by @catagator @bookriot | I love the bookshelf refrigerator! http://ow.ly/ROa1J  

Why children's authors shouldn't always 'kill the parents' | @GdnChildrensBks via @tashrow http://ow.ly/RO8Xc  #kidlit

Why are all the moms gone? A parent/writer tries to find herself in #kidlit @washingtonpost via @tashrow http://ow.ly/RO8tL 

"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are" | 19 Best Children’s Book Quotes per @dcorneal @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/S0FKj 

Podcasts

9 Podcasts About Children's Books and #Literacy, for kids + adults, recommended by @growingbbb http://ow.ly/RWMA0 

Schools and Libraries

To Weed or Not to Weed? Criteria to ensure that nonfiction collection remains up to date @jlgdeborahford @sljournal http://ow.ly/RWWJq  

How to organize a classroom library: 20 points| 1 Read the books in your classroom library for pleasure @carriegelson http://ow.ly/RRcwn 

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