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TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include the Lambda Awards, Irish Children's Book Awards, the Cybils Awards, booklists, International Women's Day, Women's History Month, nonfiction, growing bookworms, schools, education, parenting, publishing, reading aloud, blogging, podcasts, STEM, playful learning, KidLitCon and kindergarten. 

Awards and Book Lists (including Lists for International Women's Day)

2016 Children’s/YA Lambda Literary Award Finalists for LGBT Writing Announced | @LibraryVoice @sljournal http://ow.ly/ZenwU 

Irish Children’s Book Shortlist Announced by @tashrow http://ow.ly/ZeiKE  #kidlit #YA

The Best Interactive Books for Kids per @growingbbb http://ow.ly/ZgRom  #BookList #kidlit

More #PictureBooks to Teach Theme from @PernilleRipp "It is a great time to be a lover of picture books" http://ow.ly/Z8chY  #BookList

Inspired by the #PrincessInBlack | Best Princess Books for All Ages by @KarinaYanGlaser @bookriot http://ow.ly/Z55Io  via @tashrow

50 of the Best Heroines from Middle Grade Books by @KarinaYanGlaser @bookriot  Elizabeth Enright to @CeceBellBooks http://ow.ly/Zenpc 

American Girls | Historical Fiction Featuring Feisty Females | Erinn Black Salge @sljournal for #WomensHistoryMonth http://ow.ly/ZegD4 

Disrupters, Daredevils, and Artists: Women Who Changed the World | Joy Fleishhacker @sljournal http://ow.ly/ZbcSk  #WomensHistoryMonth 

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! #EasyReader Book List for #SummerReading 2016 from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/ZgRL3 

Looking to read more kids' poetry? See 8 of Our Favorite #Poetry Collections from @SunlitPages http://ow.ly/ZgS1B 

Cybils

On the #Cybils blog: Interview w/ award-winning author of Flutter and Hum, Julie Paschis by @book_nut http://ow.ly/ZeiCo 

On the #Cybils blog: #BookList Fun: Favorite Series for Beginning Readers from category chair @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/Zjpiq 

Events + Programs

Harvard University Has A Plan To Transform K-12 #Education by including community factors: @rklein90 @HuffingtonPost http://ow.ly/ZgDtC 

Growing Bookworms

#RaisingReaders: What You Need to Know About #Nonfiction | Guest Post from  @Everead @SunlitPages http://ow.ly/Zb8MZ 

Building on today's @SunlitPages #RaisingReaders guest post, @Everead shares 11 Excellent #NonFiction Books for Kids http://ow.ly/ZbbpQ 

5 Big Reasons to Continue to #ReadAloud to Your 'Big' Kids @epochtimes via @tashrow http://ow.ly/Z55lm  #GrowingBookworms

Building the Perfect #Nonfiction Blog/Site for use by teachers, librarians, parents — @fuseeight http://ow.ly/ZbaBW 

Food for thought in @ReadAloud_org 2016 #ReadAloud Survey | Knowing  importance isn't enough #RaisingReaders http://ow.ly/ZgH4x 

Allowing Kids to Select What They Read | "Does it matter if students read 'easy' books?" @JoneMac53  thinks not. http://ow.ly/ZhiXT 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

Did you know that a Clementine spin-off is coming soon? Waylon! One Awesome Thing @SaraPennypacker @DisneyHyperion http://ow.ly/Zb8aE 

Good, I think (though not all agree): @HarperChildrens to Release Little House on the Prairie Series as E-books w/ Williams illustrations http://ow.ly/ZetQg 

Useful tips from @booksandwine | The Book Blogger's Guide To Moving http://ow.ly/ZehZj 

Everyone Needs a Ramona, a book that "truly speaks to you" + shares some background says @KateMessner @HornBook http://ow.ly/ZgSsD 

Middle school librarian @MsYingling is officially declaring Video Games in kids' books a trend http://ow.ly/Z555q 

Reading Fiction May Enhance Social Skills | New study reported in @WSJ http://ow.ly/Zb7ik  #BenefitsOfReading

"The brain doesn't behave that differently whether we read about experiences, or actually have" them @TrevorHCairney http://ow.ly/Z6UxQ 

Blog Flashback #4: @gregpincus looks back on his early #KidLitCon experiences. We hope to see him there this year! http://ow.ly/Zjw1F 

Parenting

Interesting application: How Asking 5 Questions Allowed Me to Eat Dinner With My Kids by @cduhigg @NYTimes http://ow.ly/Zk9sz 

Are Parents Modeling "Doing Tough Things"? Kids "do as parents do, not as they say" | Bethany Todd @LauraBarrEd http://ow.ly/ZgSSH 

Playful Learning

Playful Learning: 5 Ways to Use Lego Bricks by @sxwiley (w/ links by category to ideas from various sources) http://ow.ly/ZjBul 

Podcasts

New @Scholastic #podcast episode features @sesamestreet actress & author @SoniaMManzano. Listen here: http://oomscholasticblog.com/podcast/shaping-life-story 

Introducing...the Horn Book Podcast. @RogerReads + @KidLitChick will talk weekly about #kidlit @HornBook http://ow.ly/ZbaMY 

Schools and Libraries

The Importance of Being Little | Review of new @ErikaChristakis book about what preschoolers need @sljournal http://ow.ly/Zegrl 

Project-based #Learning gives Kindergarteners Agency, guest post by K teacher Paula Ford @plearnchat http://ow.ly/ZekzW  @DeVargasSchool

In NC District, leader Steve Oates Brings #Play Back to #Kindergarten @EducationWeek @lrmongeau http://ow.ly/Zbm4t 

How Can the College Application Process Be Improved? | @HKorbey @MindShiftKQED http://ow.ly/Zbc4r  #TurningTheTide

Interesting... Gamification in the classroom: small changes and big results — @neolms via @DrDougGreen http://ow.ly/Zb9fE  #education

Proposal for a new UK primary school #literacy curriculum w/out cramming stuff in by C.J. Busby @AwfullyBigBlog http://ow.ly/Z8bLo  

8 Reasons #CommonCore Will Ultimately Fail, according to @Lynch39083 in @AdvocateforEd http://ow.ly/ZjsnR  #EdReform #education

Take a lesson from Walt Disney and "Plus" your classroom, strategies to improve learning every day @RACzyz http://ow.ly/Zjtcr  #schools

STEM

Americans Rank Last in Problem-Solving w/ Technology, skills stagnating in recent years @dougbelkin @WSJ http://ow.ly/Zjo7G  #education

The Evolution of Library #SummerReading programs to #SummerLearning | Editorial | @sljournal http://ow.ly/ZjCGT 

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