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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: January 6: The #Cybils Finalists, #ScreenTime + Book Controversies

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage (plus a couple of links from last week, when I did not post very much and did not do a roundup). Topics this week include: #arts, #BookLists, #DiverseBooks, #GrowthMindset, #math, #RaisingReaders, easy readers, growing bookworms, reading, screentime, teaching, the Cybils Awards, and The Snowy Day.

Awards + Book Lists

Cybils-Logo-2016-Round-SmThe 2016 #cybils finalists are here!!  | Check out these well-written and kid-friendly titles, by category

#Cybils blog: 2016 Finalists: What’s Being Said | Some of our favorite reactions from authors, publishers, etc. 

31 Days, 31 Lists: Day 31 – The Best #PictureBooks of 2016 — @FuseEight  w/ links to another 30 #BookLists  #kidlit 

A Final Review Round-Up of Books for Beginning Readers from @mrskatiefitz  #EasyReaders #ChapterBooks #kidlit 


AFineDessertThe PC Police Crack Down on . . . Kids Books | Meghan Cox Gurdon @WSJ calls for creative space for #DiverseBooks 

A Renaissance of Children’s Literature re: quality + recognition of #DiverseBooks says @literacious  #kidlit

‘We need diverse books,’ they said. And now a group’s dream is coming to fruition. #DiverseBooks @washingtonpost 

E-Books + Screens

Science Says You Should Still Keep #Reading Print Books Over #e-Books | @good via @drdouggreen

KindleFireToddlers + Touchscreens: What Does the Research Actually Say? @MarnieKaplan @bellwethered @LarryCuban @drdouggreen

Growing Bookworms

Easy Ways to Get Your Kids (by age range) to #Read More This Year @ImaginationSoup @ReadBrightly   | Under-schedule! 

ReimagingLiteracyThree Keys to Creating Successful #Reading Experiences for less than avid readers from @pernilleripp  | Patience!

5 Reasons to Try #Audiobooks with Kids from @growingbbb  | e.g. #5 Adds more #ReadAloud time into your child's day

Growth Mindset

Pokemon Go Helps #Teachers Develop a #GrowthMindset | a reminder to try learning from kids by @mssackstein


Morning Notes: #kidlit news from @100scopenotes | I WANT the #SnowyDay stamps coming soon 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

LittleHouseBigWoodsWhat #kidlit will survive 100 years from now? David Thorpe reflects on #LittleHouse + #GreenGables  @AwfullyBigBlog

I can heartily agree with some of @mrskatiefitz 's 2016 #Kidlit #Reading Pet Peeves  - esp. "prescriptive + preachy"

ParentingUnplugged Ideas to Keep Kids Busy (+ connect with them) While You Cook Dinner from @momandkiddo  #parenting

Schools and Libraries

Four concepts to help #teachers in Moving from a Classroom of Kids to a Community of #Learners | @bethhill2829


The #arts help kids with #math, critical thinking + fine motor |Cory Rosenberg @MotherNatureNet  via @drdouggreen

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