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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: September 25

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, picture books, chapter books, norse mythology, the Cybils Awards, pirates, Poetry Friday, raising readers, kidlitcon, imaginary friends, monsters, school and diverse books. 

Awards

It's time for the Newbery / Caldecott 2016: Fall Prediction Edition @fuseeight #kidlit http://ow.ly/SuHsb  

Celebrating the 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award Winners @HornBook http://ow.ly/SxcH8  #kidlit

Today is 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book #Nonfiction Award Day @HornBook #kidlit http://ow.ly/SAPog 

Book Lists

Great #PictureBooks to Use for Teaching Kids about Aha Moments from @PernilleRipp http://ow.ly/SuLIg  #kidlit 

#BookList of #PictureBooks About Monsters, with "scare factor numbers" from not scary at all + up, by @growingbbb http://ow.ly/SuJ6K 

All In A School Day | #PictureBook Perspectives on the School Experience, #BookList by Joy Fleishhacker @sljournal http://ow.ly/SxAIk 

Big List of Favorite Books About Fall from @rebeccazdunn | apples, equinox, harvest, leaves, scarecrows + more http://ow.ly/SxbXr 

Funny Early Readers Sure to Hook Kids Who Are Learning to Read | @MirandaBW@ReadBrightly #kidlit http://ow.ly/SAQR9

22 Alternative (appealing, funny, kid-friendly) Book Series to Junie B. Jones for Kids from @momandkiddo #kidlit http://ow.ly/SuIhq 

Companions Steadfast and True | Great Books about Imaginary Friends |#BookList by Joy Fleishhacker @sljournalhttp://ow.ly/SxB3d

Get Ready for @CampHalfBlood 's The Sword of Summer w/ 6 Books Featuring Norse Mythology, @charlotteslib @BNKids http://ow.ly/SuGWH 

Cybils

Cybils 2015: @kimberlymarief a #YALit Speculative Fiction Judge for Round 1 shares titles she thinks may be nominated http://ow.ly/SuHDE 

Start thinking about your #Cybils nominations. Here's the Easy Reader/Early Chapter Books Category Description http://ow.ly/SuLmG 

To help you plan for #Cybils nominations (Opening 10/1), here's the Fiction Picture Books Category Description http://ow.ly/SuLxj 


#Cybils
 Fiction #PictureBook Introductions (Round 1 Panelists) from new category chair @ReadingTub http://ow.ly/SxdWn

As you think about what #GraphicNovels to nominate for the #Cybils Awards on 10/1, here's the Category Description http://ow.ly/Sxctg  

Cybils-Logo-2015-Round-LgDid you know that the #Cybils Awards include a #BookApps Category? Here's the Description from @cppotterhttp://ow.ly/SxAhz

Are you thinking about #Cybils nominations? Here's the Elementary/Middle Grade #NonFiction Category Description http://ow.ly/SAPzN

Meet the 2015 #Cybils Fiction #PictureBookJudges (Round 2) | @readingtub http://ow.ly/SAPOs

What the #Cybils YA #Nonfiction Category is looking for in 2015 nominations by @scharle4 http://ow.ly/SAQ19

"The @Cybils hopes to find realistic fiction books that ... make Middle Grade readers want to keep turning the pages" http://ow.ly/SAQ9B

Events + Programs

Tomorrow is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Here are some #kidlit pirate book recommendations from @ReadBrightly @tashrow http://ow.ly/SoYuR 

#PoetryFriday: Constitution Day, Citizenship Day Plus Announcement of #Cybils #Poetry Panels from @JoneMac53 http://ow.ly/SoYfl  

Now this is cool McDonald’s in UK to distribute extracts from Roald Dahl stories | @TheBookseller @PWKidsBookshelf http://ow.ly/SxTWT 

Growing Bookworms

How to Start Reading Chapter Books with Your Preschooler or Kindergartner | Janssen Bradshaw @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/SAQzr 

How I get my kids to read | @kateywrites re-shares post w/ tips by @JuliaAnnMace for #Rasising Readers Monday http://ow.ly/SuL9V  

Early #Literacy Around the House: The Washing Machine (e.g. "Sort clothing into given categories") from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/SAPgR 

6 Tips to Make Reading Fun, Not Frustrating (e.g. "Let kids choose their own books")| @ImaginationSoup @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/SAR8n 

Kidlitosphere

2015-KidLitConLogoSquare“And the winner is …” @zaftigbabe will moderate panel on #kidlit book awards at #KidLitCon Friday 9/9 at 2pm http://ow.ly/SuH3n  

Some fabulous new additions to the #KidLitCon 2015 attendee list here: http://ow.ly/Sxb9b  It's not too late to sign up!

Lots of #KidLit Tidbits in Morning Notes: Baton-Twirling Edition — @100scopenotes http://ow.ly/SAP2Q 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Children's Books as Windows, Mirrors, and temporary escapes from difficult lives by @katsok #kidlit http://ow.ly/SuGaa   

The Plot Twist: #EBook Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead | Alexandra Alter @NYTimes http://ow.ly/SARZe 

Parenting

Useful: 5 Questions Better Than "How Was Your Day?" to ask kids after school, by @DrAndreaBonior via @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/SARq0 

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