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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: New Year's Eve / Cybils Edition

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. It's been a very quiet week, but there are a few posts worth checking out. Topics include book lists, football books, diverse books, reading aloud, growing bookworms, home libraries, screen time, education books, parenting, growth mindset, and schools.

Cybils-Logo-2015-Round-SmMost importantly, stay tuned for the announcement of the Cybils Shortlists, due out first thing on New Years Day at The Cybils Shortlists are lists of 5 to 7 titles in each of 10+ categories, guaranteed by blogger judges to be both well-written and kid-friendly. The lists are a fabulous resource!

Wishing you all a Happy New Year!

Book Lists

Month by Month: Books About the Year, from

The 50 Best Books for 7- and 8-Year-Olds per - contributed, too  

In her newest Podcast shares a big list of football books for kids

of Britain's Favourite Children's Books per Sunday Times Editor Nicolette Jones

A Tuesday Ten: in 2015 Speculative Fiction 


Anticipation.... New Year's Day is also Shortlist Day! Stay tuned for this great resource, says  

Growing Bookworms

Review Round-Up: Books for Beginning Readers (easy readers + chapter books), December 2015 from  

One Dad’s Reading Resolutions for New Year: To not "criticize books that my kid really, really loves"

Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Read More This Year, by age group, from 

Great poster encouraging reading aloud in 2016! RT @MrSchuReads 16 Reasons to Make 2016 the Year of the Read-Aloud

Establishing a Community of Readers, 5 essential elements of getting children excited about reading

What is the Best Investment Plan For Your Child's Future? A home library, says , so don't wait  

Screen Time

POP! Parents of Preschoolers: Tips on Managing Screen Time when using media w/ small children from  

Books vs. e-books: The science behind the best way to read | via

Schools and Libraries

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016 by ed consultant 

Beyond Working Hard: What Growth Mindset Teaches Us About Our Brains |  

How Do You Know Which Books To Purchase? A Few Tips to Help Build A Better Classroom Library from

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