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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: March 3: Mighty Girls, Library Sleepovers, and Playful #STEM

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #eBooks, #PictureBooks, Ezra Jack Keats Awards, free speech, gifts for girls, growing bookworms, libraries, parenting, play, raising readers, reading, schools, Sesame Street, and STEM.

Awards and Book Lists

PieceOfHomeThe 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners via @tashrow @EJKeats  #kidlit

Some of the Funniest #PictureBooks of 2017, according to @FuseEight  #BookList

Children's Books about Women in Politics and Women Activists, #BookList from @momandkiddo  #PictureBooks #nonfiction

Diversity + Gender

Some fun stuff here: 60 Girl-Empowering Birthday Gifts compiled by @amightygirl | All $25 or less, w/ age recs

Editorial: Tear Down That Wall: @RogerReads @HornBook on the #ReadingWithoutWalls Challenge by @geneluenyang 

Growing Bookworms

AllOfAKindFamilyA lovely story from @sunlitpages about #RaisingReaders: When a Book Finds You at Just the Right Time  #kidlit

How stuffed animal sleepover programs at #libraries encourage kids to read @CNN  #ReadAloud #RaisingReaders

Exploring Software + Websites to Support #Reading Comprehension for kids by @CompConnCarla  #teaching

This is fun! 12 Fundamental Truths About Having A Bookworm Kid | @msemilymccombs @HuffingtonPost

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

LittleMenInteresting 3-part series by @gail_gauthier on re-reading her childhood favorite Little Men as an adult 

Based on relevant studies, @DTWillingham reports that paper beats #ereaders for now, but he thinks this will change 

Interesting musings from @op_booklover on Shifting #Reading Genres: Less YA, More Adult Fiction | See comments

On beloved childhood #kidlit characters who have not (so far) been appropriated into other formats  @FuseEight 


ResetChildsBrainThis is a really good post from @momandkiddo | 4 Easy Ways to Limit #ScreenTime : Practical Ideas that Work

#Parenting: How Big is Your Worry? @NotJustCute shares tips for Helping Anxious Kids Find Calm

Schools and Libraries

On "conflict between the free-speech ideals of academic debate + a creeping self-censorship in the #classroom @WSJ

10 Neuro Nuggets for Educators (e.g. "numb buns = lame brains") @adamsteaching @BAMRadioNetwork 


How and why the lovable, mistake-prone Grover was selected to teach children about #STEM  @TheAtlantic @sesamestreet

From Dream to STEAM: Guided #STEAM Learning (for kids 3-5) Through #Play @VealHeidi @BAMRadioNetwork

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