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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 30

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. The roundup a bit of a light week this week because I had some travel for work. I'll get you caught up for next week. Topics this week do include book lists, Halloween books, diverse books, picture book month, literacy activities, #KidLitCon, Tracey Baptiste, Carrie Mesrobian, prioritizing, depiction of slavery, schools, and poetry. 

Book Lists (Halloween-ish Lists at the Top)

Halloween Books for Kids, grouped by age range up to 13, from Bex at Adventures in #Literacy Land http://ow.ly/TS6AY

KidPages: Four Favorite Picture Books About Ghosts (w/ detailed recommendations) from @SunlitPages http://ow.ly/TS4JZ

Halloween #PictureBooks: 5 new favorites (ages 4-9) from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/TS7ny

All Treats, Not Tricks: Some Books for Halloween, a #BookList from @randomlyreading http://ow.ly/TV8fR 

Roundup of The Stars So Far in #kidlit + #YA @PWKidsBookshelf via @ehbluemle @100scopenotes http://ow.ly/TM0Od

Top 10 books about adoption, chosen by adopted children @GuardianBooks for UK National Adoption Week, via @tashrow http://ow.ly/TLZVP

Read Aloud Chapter Books for Every Type of Parent, from those who love animals to those who want silly @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/TS4zu

List of #YA novels featuring Parallel Worlds (not alt histories) from @kimberlymarief at Stacked http://ow.ly/TVah6 

12 Amazing #YA Books By Latino Authors You Wont Be Able To Put Down, by Farrah Penn @buzzfeed http://ow.ly/TVbRj  via @PWKidsBookshelf

Diversity

Leila Rasheed on writer development scheme aimed at increasing #diversity in #kidlit @MegaphoneWrite @AwfullyBigBlog http://ow.ly/TOIDh

Events + Programs

PictureBookMonthComing Soon: November is Picture Book Month! A reminder from @100scopenotes#PictureBookMonth http://ow.ly/TS7Mh

The November #kidlit Activity Calendar from @MrSchuReads is now available #PictureBookMonth + more! http://ow.ly/TV8nu 

Growing Bookworms

10 #Literacy Activities About Monsters, including Monster Stomp action rhyme, from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/TLZ0L

Reading with Little Miss Muffet and Little Bo Peep, October 2015 from @mrskatiefitz w/ baby + toddler book picks http://ow.ly/TXmYk 

Kidlitosphere

2015-KidLitConLogoSquareLinks to various #KidLitCon 2015 Recaps available at the @KidLitCon blog:http://ow.ly/TS3eB

Don't miss @CarrieMesrobian 's keynote speech from #KidLitCon 2015, now available on YouTube thx to @SheilaRuth http://ow.ly/TRR0u

Now live on YouTube! @TraceyBaptiste 's Keynote Speech from #KidLitCon 2015 w/ intro by @SheilaRuth http://ow.ly/TRRSR

Miscellaneous

I really like this manta for prioritizing by @SunlitPages | Secrets of Adulthood #2: I'd Rather Read Than Waste Time http://ow.ly/TLZfA

Guest post by @catagator at @twloha | Five Lies Depression Told Me (starting with "that I did not have depression") http://ow.ly/TLYqI

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Response to concerns about the depiction of Slavery in A Fine Dessert by @SophieBlackall http://ow.ly/TOHnq

#KidLit Conspiracy Theories: Are Harold and his Purple Crayon in Journey? (+ Quest) | @MrBenjiMartin http://ow.ly/TV8JA  @storybreathing

You Have to Read the Book: "critiquing a book or reviewing it requires knowledge of the entire book." @fuseeight http://ow.ly/TVaKG 

Parenting

Giftedness: How to Identify, Develop & Support It: Ideas for parents + teachers from @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/TV9Uq 

Schools and Libraries

10 Tips to Get HS Students (+ more) Interested in AND Excited about #Poetry w/ @KwameAlexander by @JoEllenMcCarthy http://ow.ly/TOIot

Sigh. Our high school kids: tired, stressed and bored by @gtoppo via @thereadingzone http://ow.ly/TOIzn

On Slow Readers and What It Means for Student Reading Identity - a defense of taking your time from @PernilleRipp http://ow.ly/TOIhb

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