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Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: June 23: #SubwayLibrary and Summer #Literacy Tips

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #Audiobooks, #BookLists, #math, #play, #SubwayLibrary, #SummerReading, #writing, bookmobiles, chapter books, Chapter Books, diversity, Free Range Kids, growing bookworms, kindergarten, libraries, literacy, and schools.

Book Lists

FlotsamTen fabulously illustrated bks for young readers that adults will enjoy just as much via

Newbery/Caldecott 2018: The Summer Prediction Edition —

30 First Chapter Books for Kids (6-10): Series About Boys, a from  

CharlieAndMouseRead-Aloud for Preschoolers (Month by Month) from

Nice but too many male protagonists: 13 Books That 9- to 12-Year-Old Boys Say Are Awesome

The Ultimate List of for kids (by age) for Summer 2017 |


Interesting article on measuring racial by | applying mathematical rigor to tense topic  

Call for papers for new journal: Research on in Youth Literature  

Growing Bookworms / Encouraging Summer Reading

FullOfBeans: Tips from librarian for encouraging children to read | , Choice, Time +more  

How to Raise a Reader - guide in w/ tips + book ideas by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo

Beyond the Book: Summer Adventures, suggestions for students + families, like talking more

+ Resources from

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

ReadingMindIs the Internet Changing Kids' Brains? Excerpt from The Reading Mind by 

Call in UK to boost children's for pleasure (in addition to for pleasure)

I'm A Teenager And I Don't Like Young Adult Novels. Here's Why | good ideas for writers in this piece

Parenting + Play

The epidemic that’s ruining youth sports | specializing too early -> injuries via

If You’re a Kid, the Experts Want You to Have a Fun-Free Summer warns

LetsAllPlay#Play Counts: Empowering Imagination Beats the Real Deal (when it comes to cupcakes anyway)  

A Rallying Cry To End The Overwhelm of Toys | fewer toys -> deeper + better attention

Schools and Libraries

The NYPL just turned a subway train into an adorable | read while you ride

for a Day | Programs That Pop (golf carts = perfect!) via

The Unintended Impact of Award Programs in Elementary , food for thought from principal

Esther J. Cepeda: Across America, kindergarten is the new 1st grade, exacerbating racial + economic achievement gaps 

Encouraging news from Menlo Park school boosts in K-2nd graders w/ intensive program 

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