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TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include: #DiverseBooks, #KidLitCon, #BookLists, #PictureBooks, book deserts, book reviews, free reading time, growing bookworms, beginning readers, kidlitosphere, libraries, math, schools, and STEM.

Book Lists

Some of the Best #PictureBooks of 2016 Thus Far (Mid-Year Summary) from @FuseEight  http://ow.ly/Ui6Y302TRzw  #BookList

Beach reading for summer days: 5 #PictureBooks to share from @MaryAnnScheuer  http://ow.ly/fyHb302P6c8  #kidlit

Death Becomes Children’s Lit: More 2016 Books on Loss — @100scopenotes  http://ow.ly/v44A302TRvt  #BookList #kidlit

Giant List of Popular Preschool Books, classic + modern from @growingbbb  http://ow.ly/NYfS302VV2C  #BookList

Read Around Town: #PictureBooks that celebrate the #Library from @mrskatiefitz  http://ow.ly/VIAc302TKta  #literacy

Review Round-Up: Books for Beginning Readers (Easy Reader + Chapter Books), July 2016 @mrskatiefitz  #kidlit http://ow.ly/Dspn302KiF6 

14 Books for Kids Obsessed with Pokémon Go | @literacious @ReadBrightly http://ow.ly/4BLh302KiuB  #kidlit

Diverse Books

We need more #DiverseBooks like THE SNOWY DAY (books w/ kids of color that are fun to read) http://ow.ly/QbK6302RurC  @Rumaan @Slate

 Growing Bookworms

A defense of giving kids time for independent reading in #school by @pernilleripp (also referencing @donalynbookshttps://t.co/awGkQZGhtq

Study identifies 'book deserts'—poor neighborhoods lacking children's books—across country http://ow.ly/TSWI302RhOB  @physorg_com @JetBlue

My Kids Read Only Subliterary Branded Commodities. Yours Probably Do, Too! @gabrielroth @Slate http://ow.ly/1u4u302VTvW  | Not true for all

9 Benefits Of #Reading With Your Kid, According To Science http://ow.ly/MlRs302WsCs  @romper via @PWKidsBookshelf #RaisingReaders #ReadAloud

Kidlitosphere

KidLitCon2016LogoSquareCall for Proposals for #KidLitCon 2016 Extended to August 7th - Bloggers, Librarians, Teachers, share your ideas http://ow.ly/gHIM302TUY8 

Lots of interesting #kidlit tidbits in Fusenews: Though I See @The_Pigeon  As More of a King George Type @FuseEight  http://ow.ly/hMLk302Ri6M 

Learning

Teaching #Grit Through Sportsmanship, @mssackstein shares things kids can learn from playing sports, like focus https://t.co/SzeabNY5Fc

Students Gain New Perspectives on #Math Through Nature, Movement + Games in @MIND_Research Summer Program https://t.co/Y7ajMyR5EK

Top 3 Tips To Get Rid Of ‘I-am-bad-at-Math’ Syndrome in the Classroom | Merge #Math + Fun http://ow.ly/Y5wW302P66g  @magicalmaths @drdouggreen 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

New study finds people who read more live longer. Perhaps I could read all day every day and live forever @nytimes https://t.co/3QfhnnSaIt

Enthusiasm at the Edges: Thinking Aloud About Book Reviews of the best + worst #kidlit titles @100scopenotes http://ow.ly/WR0R302KiT5 

Food for thought in this teen op-ed @GdnChildrensBks  | Is YA fiction too politically correct? https://t.co/aitvnrrwS8

The In-Between | Behaviors that @ShawnaCoppola practices when she is between reads http://ow.ly/aaPy302P6ft  #Reading #Writing

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