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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 9

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include book lists, Halloween, the Cybils Awards, gender stereotypes, banned books week, early literacy, Stephanie Meyer, young adult books, preschool, classroom libraries, audiobooks, and reading levels. 

Book Lists

Horn BOO! 2015 - Fun collection of new Halloween books from @HornBook #kidlit http://ow.ly/T33mB  

Finding Friends, Resolving Conflicts -- 5 terrific new books, and 2 old favorites (ages 4-9) from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/T31Xg 

Great #PictureBooks to Teach Theme (many different themes included) – a #BookList from @PernilleRipp http://ow.ly/T2Yme 

20+ Books for Kids Who Like Percy Jackson (fast paced stories of kids on life changing adventures) from @momandkiddo http://ow.ly/T32rH 

#BookList of Favorite YA mysteries from @elvenjaneite (thought she would love to hear recs of more #diverse titles) http://ow.ly/Tb2AB 


Biblio File: #Cybils Nominations--What to Nominate in #YALit #nonfiction from @kidsilkhaze http://ow.ly/T5yjk 

Middle Grade Books That Haven't Been Nominated for the #Cybils from @MsYingling (MG Fiction Chair) http://ow.ly/T5xFb  

#Diverse Elementary/MG Speculative Fiction Books that haven't been nominated for the Cybils yet per @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/T346v 

Great Books Not Yet Nominated for #Cybils 2015 for various age ranges from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/T8ucF 

Elementary and Middle Grade #Nonfiction: #Cybils Nomination Suggestions from @semicolonblog http://ow.ly/Tb2PB 

#Cybils Nominations are STILL open! | Some suggested #PictureBooks from Tales of an Elementary School Librarian http://ow.ly/T8tsL 

Suggested #Cybils Nominations, by category, from Jennifer at Jean Little Library #kidlit #YALit http://ow.ly/T2ZmA 

Get Your #Cybils Nominations In! | @TesseractViews suggests some speculative fiction titles not yet posted http://ow.ly/T8sWv 

More #Cybils Suggestions in YA speculative fiction from @kimberlymarief at Stacked http://ow.ly/T8tdV 

Some books eligible for this year's Elem/MG #Cybils that haven't been published, or nominated, yet by @charlotteslib http://ow.ly/T2WwC 

New Round-up of Middle Grade fantasy + science fiction from around the blogs, plus #Cybils nomination suggestions http://ow.ly/T2Vwy 

Suggested books to nominate for the #Cybils awards in Young Adult Nonfiction from panelist @semicolonblog http://ow.ly/T2V2c 

Diversity + Gender

20 Kids' Books That Defy Gender Stereotypes in @MotheringMag via @tashrow #DiverseBooks http://ow.ly/T2UjB  

Events + Programs

For #BannedBooksWeek: Alternatives to (various reasons for) Banning Books from @ReadingRainbow http://ow.ly/T2Ypo  

4th graders undertake project to build #LittleFreeLibraries in #ProjectBookGiving by @HartmansRoomGr4 @NerdyBookClub http://ow.ly/T2U9A 

Growing Bookworms

Board Books: Building Blocks of Early #Literacy with Guest Orli Zuravicky | @kateywrites kateywrites @Scholastic http://ow.ly/T336Q  

"We need to encourage children to love and read books if we’re to improve #literacy levels" Nancy Atwell @telegraph http://ow.ly/T8vq6 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

OK ... Twilight author Stephenie Meyer announces new gender swap version (female as vampire, male as human) | @EW http://ow.ly/T5x9u  

If 80% of 'Young Adult' books are bought by adults, should we keep the label? - David Thorpe @AwfullyBigBlog #YALit http://ow.ly/T2Z2I 

The Good, Bad, and The Celebrity #PictureBook | @PCzajak in @HuffingtonPost via @BookChook http://ow.ly/T93q9 

Maintaining Privacy and Safety Online: Tips & Tools To Use (+ a book recommendation) from @catagator at Stacked http://ow.ly/Tb1XN 

Schools and Libraries

Does Preschool Improve Later Literacy Achievement? Thoughts from @ReadingShanahan on why improvements fade away http://ow.ly/T33Z3 

Yes, Audiobooks & GraphicNovels Count: Accepting Students’ Diverse Reading Choices @RodriguezCindyL @LatinosInKidLit http://ow.ly/T32Pl  

Yes! Some Rules We Need to Break In Our Reading Classrooms (e.g. "You must reward reading") by @PernilleRipp http://ow.ly/Tb34M 

"Our classroom libraries are for all kids that enter our classroom", not just for the teacher @PernilleRipp http://ow.ly/T2TBj 

Why Kindergarten in Finland Is About Playtime (+ Why That Could Be More Stimulating Than #CommonCore) @TheAtlantic http://ow.ly/T2KPb 

When Does Level Matter? Being Efficient with Small Group Instruction - @frankisibberson @ChoiceLiteracy http://ow.ly/T2B4C 

Just Because They Can Doesn't Mean They Should: Choosing Age-Appropriate Books 4 Literature Circles @ChoiceLiteracy http://ow.ly/T2ASU 

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