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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: June 2: Encouraging #SummerReading w/ Lists + More

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookList, #DiverseBooks, #grit, #play, #STEM, #SummerReading, book donation, child development, curiosity, graphic novels, nonfiction, recess, reluctant readers, schools, and treehouses. 

Book Lists (inc. #SummerReading Suggestions)

OneWordFromSophiaSome good titles in 20 with African American Girl Characters,  

25+ Must-Have Books for Reluctant Readers @TheBooksource via

A nice list: 30 Modern, Middle Grade Classics, from for

Useful for me: The Ultimate Guide to Girl-Empowering for Kids l via https://t.co/lc6qY1p401 

Events + Programs (inc. #SummerReading Ideas)

FancyNancyICanReadThis post about giving kids the chance to "shop" for donated books made me a little teary-eyed https://t.co/h8fvi2d9hl 

How one book-loving mom encourages her boys' to do (+ summit + )

Sharing the Wealth by | honoring the parents who taught her to love books via donation https://t.co/DHXE1jMtWX 

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

What Does Want From a Book? Believable characters, realistic dialogue + more

TreehouseWarCreative Challenge For Kids: Design The Best Ever! | daughter inspired by 's book 

Query from | Is 2017 a Stronger Than Usual Year for Children’s ?


What Makes Teens Most Likely to Succeed? | #1 They know who they are + what they want (motivation / #grit) https://t.co/LY9cROnUhd 

Can You Teach Resilience? asks + , reflecting on piece by

Embracing Rejection: allowing kids to choose their own playmates (and say no) helps develop skills

Schools and Libraries

3 Ways Condition Students and risk losing their curiosity + love of challenge  

A call from for Longer -> active , socialization + Stronger Child Development

HackingLeadershipRe reform, we should Redefine Roles (students, teachers, etc), Not The Whole System says

Six Steps That Will Change Learners & , transformational teaching, better interaction

4 Things I'm NOT Saying When I Speak About Developmentally Appropriate Practice https://t.co/WKl5UtAgXi


Using Activity Packs as prizes for programs, ideas from  

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