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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: July 29:

TwitterLinks Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter for the past two weeks @JensBookPage. There's quite a bit to share, because I was sick last week, and didn't do a roundup last Friday. Topics in this issue include #BookLists, #GrowthMindset, #KidLitCon, #PictureBooks, #STEM, audiobooks, authors, beginning readers, brain exercises, introverts, parenting, reading, teaching, and #SummerReading. 

Book Lists

SchoolsFirstDayA Few (Or More) Great New #PictureBooks | #BookList from @pernilleripp  http://ow.ly/gbtw302t6du  #kidlit

An important #BookList from @growingbbb | Easy But Not Boring #BeginningReader Books http://ow.ly/Wtoz302B0ZG  #kidlit

#PictureBooks + the Middle-Grade Reader w/ #BookList, titles to spark deeper learning by @mhoutswrites @MixedUpFiles http://ow.ly/8Yti302D9vS 

#STEM Girls – Ten Books Featuring Girls Rocking Science by @NCastaldoAuthor @nerdybookclub http://ow.ly/X76p302AYve  #BookList

40 Girl-Empowering Beach Reads For Tweens | #BookList from @amightygirl http://ow.ly/N6m4302wwh5  #kidlit

20 Great #Nonfiction Books for Reluctant Readers from @TrevorHCairney  http://ow.ly/xqDt302Fs9u  #kidlit #BookList

Family #ReadAloud Books for Every Season from @momandkiddo  http://ow.ly/HLSI302mNwn  #BookList

25 #SummerReads from #PictureBooks to #YA Novels from @literacious  http://ow.ly/jYJw302t5ZH  #kidlit #BookList

Spotlight on South Asian #Kidlit published in 2016 by @darshanakhiani  http://ow.ly/WHBh302HSF7  #BookList

Kids' Comics + #GraphicNovel Recommendations from @melissawiley  http://ow.ly/P8Qg302pe67  #BookList 

Diversity

Breakdown of #diversity (or lack thereof) in #PictureBooks received by @CCBCwisc in 2016 http://ow.ly/we7w302HOeq  #Kidlit

Growing Bookworms

A Classroom Culture’s Impact on Students’ #Reading Success by @bookishadvocate @nerdybookclub https://t.co/cOxyLLRccJ

Why #Reading With Kids Matters, At Home + In The Classroom by @msathoms @nerdybookclub https://t.co/nLQOOJqpyT

Kidlitosphere

KidLitCon2016LogoSquareFor #Kidliton 2016 we are looking for panelists! Program chair @charlotteslibhas lots of great ideas for YOU http://ow.ly/cvFi302AYQo  #kidlit

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

How to support #PictureBook authors + illustrators beyond buying the book by @joshfunkbooks http://ow.ly/VhBL302wu5l  #kidlit

I loved this post by @donalynbooks on the value of reading as an escape, a place to "disappear into the quiet" https://t.co/1eXsm5nI3g

Is Listening to an #Audiobook "Cheating?" @DTWillingham thinks not, for multiple reasons http://ow.ly/eYGo302B0hd  #reading

I am sure reading a lot of them: The Fastest-Growing Format in #Publishing: #Audiobooks  @maloneyfiles @WSJ https://t.co/3l0PRi2Bsj 

Parenting

This is fun: Resources for Teaching Kids About Castles: Activities, Books, and Toys from @mamasmiles https://t.co/vbdXhcGtl8

Oh I could relate to this article about how hard it is to let kids do things for themselves:   @hbombmom @ScaryMommy http://ow.ly/lIPk302puCd  

Love this post from @momsradius about using Walkie Talkies to give freedom to her son + peace of mind for her http://ow.ly/sD1H302HOY1  #Play

Research

This is pretty cool. Study suggests that "speed training" brain exercises can reduce later risk of dementia http://ow.ly/WJxn302D1Ag  @rddysum

New Study Finds #GrowthMindset Could Buffer Kids From Negative Academic Effects of Poverty @Kschwart @MindShiftKQED https://t.co/Cq9nftSrYS

Schools and Libraries

Ways to Make Your Classrooms #Introvert -Friendly by @julnilsmith  http://ow.ly/3krc302B2uL  via @drdouggreen #teaching

This short post by @sxwiley on connecting with kids by paying attention to what excites them resonated w/ me http://ow.ly/jaLs302B1DH 

How the Australian #education system is making kids stressed and sick  http://ow.ly/K0mj302mOPT  @Hayley_Gleeson ABC News Melbourne

Some good ideas: 9 Ideas for Combatting Boredom in #School (+ Why Being Bored May Not Be All Bad) @belathram http://ow.ly/UUE1302HPG1  #play

Actionable Steps to Bring #GrowthMindset into the Classroom by @PaulineZd  http://ow.ly/fKjF302Ft4G  @MIND_Research

How Can #Teaching and Using Questions Improve Learning? Tips for fostering curiosity by @mssackstein @educationweek https://t.co/HlZLL9D9AG

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