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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: June 10: #48HBC, #ReadingAloud, #SummerReading + more

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #48HBC, #BunkReads, #SummerReading, booklists, funny books, growing bookworms, homework, kidlitosphere, LGBTQ books, play, raising readers, testing, KidLitCon, libraries, and writing. There were also some great links about reading logs and what parents can do to keep kids enjoying books, discussed here. 

Book Lists (including SummerReading recommendations)

This is neat. @CBCBook is seeking submissions to their first ever Best #STEM Books list http://ow.ly/q5VM3013VPm  #kidlit

For World Ocean Day, Best Books for Little Beach Babes http://ow.ly/gMxa3013Zw9  A Field Trip Life #BookList

#Summer Reading 2016: Preschool & Kindergarten -- #FamiliesRead http://ow.ly/WO1O300Z8kI  #BookList from @MaryAnnScheuer

#SummerReading 2016 for 1st & 2nd graders -- #FamiliesRead from @MaryAnnScheuer http://ow.ly/eUCR3013ZoQ  #BookList

100 Funny Chapter Books for Kids, by category http://ow.ly/Lok8300Z8uD  An epic @momandkiddo #BookList

A Tuesday Ten: Speculating on Spectacles | Protagonists in fantasy or SF with glasses http://ow.ly/OoRq300Z8aw  @TesseractViews #kidlit

Conclusion to #ScienceFiction Pathway series @TesseractViews w/ VIII (18 and up!) http://ow.ly/FTUO300YPkL  #HandmaidsTale + #Dune + 18 more 


#LGBTQLit for Children and Teens Comes of Age http://ow.ly/Nrf53011yqq  by Ryan Joe @PublishersWkly #kidlit #YA

Events + Programs

Welcome All Poems, Poets, and Lovers of Poetry - the first ever #Poetry Camp will be this fall http://ow.ly/MSkR300TyMM  @JoneMac53

This is an interesting idea: #BunkReads | Promoting Book Discovery at #SummerCamp http://ow.ly/xYFp3011yCw  #SummerReading @PublishersWkly

The @CBCBook Partners w/ the @unprisonproject for 2nd Year to Build Prison-Nursery Libraries for moms + their kids http://ow.ly/CjHM3013WNB 

Growing Bookworms

Prepare your child for kindergarten w/ interactive #ReadAlouds says @measuredmom http://ow.ly/nH9i3011uUk  #literacy

9 Activities for Kids to do at Home or in the Classroom during #ReadAloud by @sunlitpages guest @momandkiddo https://t.co/zA18ISFmPM

The One Thing that Made the Biggest Difference to @pernilleripp 's students was having time to #read http://ow.ly/oWRY300TyVA  #teaching

Motivating Struggling Readers: 1 Simple Tip - give them CHOICE (w/ resources) http://ow.ly/5YLV3015XsD  @thisreadingmama

#RaisingReaders: Everyday Tips from a mom of 4 readers, a Guest Post @sunlitpages http://ow.ly/YUVX300Z9GY 

How to stop an 8-year-old’s reading freeze http://ow.ly/byis3011GnY  @BookTrustUS #RaisingReaders

How Can Parents Keep Kids #Reading Momentum Going All Summer? Tips from @CTYJohnsHopkins @readingrainbow  http://ow.ly/cc4g30141BD 


48hbc_newWaxing a bit nostalgic for The 48-Hour Book Challenge + early #kidlitosphere days from @gail_gauthier http://ow.ly/QP0T300TzFM  #kidlit

So @MsYingling is considering resurrecting the 48 Hour Book Challenge w/ more Middle Grade focus. Have input? http://ow.ly/rpb5300Z8If  #48HBC

Lots of #kidlit + #kidlitosphere tidbits in today's Morning Notes @100scopenotes http://ow.ly/1vao3011r4l  

KidLitCon2016LogoSquare#KidLitCon 2016 Keynote Speakers Announced! Yay for Clare Vanderpool + @AS_King http://ow.ly/MMTY3013SRJ  from @book_nut + @Pamlovesbooks

Are YOU a person who cares about connecting kids with books? Think about presenting/attending #KidLitCon in October http://kidlitosphere.org/kidlitcon/ 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, Publishing

Musings on Self-Belief, #Grit, and Writing from @aquafortis   http://ow.ly/tpBR3016fyE  @angeladuckw @TheAtlantic

What’s the Geisel Anyway? A New Blog Takes a Look at This Unique Award | Guessing Geisel http://ow.ly/ltw03016o8Q  @sljournal


Lessons Learned from a Treehouse http://ow.ly/Qotv300Z80t  A parent working to stop overparenting talks w/ @RaiseAnAdult + Dr. Madeline Levine

4 Things I Plan to Do with my Kids this Summer by Bethany Todd w/ @LauraBarrEd http://ow.ly/qKZ8300Za0x  Downtime, reading, recharging

"It's just not fun anymore" | Why 70 percent of kids quit sports by age 13 http://ow.ly/J4vm3011GzV  @washingtonpost

Schools and Libraries

This is sad. A school uninvited @KateMessner, who had a visit scheduled for 5 months, b/c of her new book's theme http://ow.ly/bmeS3011KGP 

When School Administrators Think They Know Best http://ow.ly/d8UU30141t1  @literacious on @KateMessner @PhilBildner @haleshannon experiences

A chance to donate to get copies of @KateMessner's new book into the hands of kids who missed seeing her speak http://ow.ly/Hfh23015USc 

Our Job is Not to Censor | Why classroom libraries need to be for all kids  http://ow.ly/v97g3016oNj  @pernilleripp supporting @KateMessner

#Homework Inequality: The Value of Having a Parent Around After School  http://ow.ly/7Dmm300Z7fP  @lisquart  @TheAtlantic

Florida School Officials are holding back kids who do well in school if they opt out of tests @palan57 http://ow.ly/PVo6300YPOU  @HuffPostEdu

Reflections on #Library Service to Unattended Children (+ support of #FreeRangeParenting) from @mrskatiefitz http://ow.ly/OtWk30140Fm 

Recess Should Not Be Taken Away to Punish Kids, it is developmentally necessary http://ow.ly/yZ8c3011Kam  @POPSUGARMoms #JoyOfLearning

How #NerdCamp Transformed My #Teaching by @hollyschlan  @nerdybookclub http://ow.ly/bAVV3013ZSm  #BookADay #ReadAloud

Crazy Cool Things #Libraries Are Doing (That I Didn’t Know When I Lived in NYC) — @fuseeight  http://ow.ly/PeQc3015XYt 

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