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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: October 7: Hamsters, Halloween + #Cybils Nominations

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. There are quite a few links, because I was traveling late last week, and this post covers ~10 days, including an active time for the Cybils Awards. Topics this week include: #BookLists, #DiverseBooks, #HispanicHeritageMonth, #ReadAloud, censorship, chapter books, class size, easy readers, Halloween, libraries, play, reviewing, schools, the Cybils Awards, and toys.


A Report on The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards & The Scott O’Dell Award Ceremony from @FuseEight  @HornBook #kidlit

ANNOUNCED: The 2016 #NationalBookAward Finalists for Young People’s Literature @100scopenotes  #kidlit @nationalbook

Book Lists

SickDayforAmosTen Quiet #PictureBooks That Speak Volumes by Jackie Leathers @nerdybookclub  #BookList

101 Books To #ReadAloud To Kids Before Kindergarten, by age, from @growingbbb  Classic + classic-to-be #kidlit

20 Titles to Celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth#Biographies, #Nonfiction & #Poetry | a @literacious #BookList

DollBonesScary & Non-Scary #Halloween Novels for Family #ReadAloud Time | a @momandkiddo #BookList

There seems to be some sort of mini-trend of #kidlit featuring Hamsters | @MsYingling reviews 3 

Come Out Come Out Wherever Your Are - #YA Reads to Thrill and Chill for Halloween  #BookList from @yabooksandmore


In case you missed it this weekend: #Cybils Nominations are Open | Here's the official scoop w/ links  #kidlit #YA 

#Cybils Nominations Are Open | Details + reasons why you should care from @semicolonblog  #kidlit #YA

CharmedChildren#Cybils Nominations Have Started. @brandymuses shares some eligible titles in Elem/MG Speculative Fiction  #kidlit

Big List of #Cybils 2016 Nomination Suggestions by category from Jennifer Wharton  #nonfiction #EasyReaders + more

Some additional #Cybils recommendations from @charlotteslib | books published last fall that might be overlooked 

Diversity + Gender

The Ridiculous Crusade for Gender-Neutral Toys, @JVLast @Acculturatedsays kids "gender the heck out of them" anyway

Growing Bookworms

InfamousRatsos Reviews of Books for Beginning Readers posted in Sept 2016, rounded up by @mrskatiefitz  #EasyReaders #ChapterBooks

All parents who #ReadAloud to kids must read: The #PictureBook as Family Phrase Generator — @FuseEight 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

For bloggers, @op_booklover started a discussion on whether or not people #review everything that they #read 

LilyAndDunkin"Silent censorship is often the culprit" | Strong words on Sharing (books) Bravely by @DGephartWrites @nerdybookclub

Schools and Libraries

#Schools Learn Expensive Lesson on #ClassSize | tradeoffs in spending, flexibility, $ for arts, etc. @mcjomcg @WSJ

Why toys should be in every #library children’s department—and how to make it happen @lisagkropp @sljournal  #play

Photo essay: The Pigeon (from @The_Pigeon) is hiding in various locations in @MrBenjiMartin 's school #library

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