Wordplay: Adam Lehrhaupt and Jared Chapman
Serafina and the Splintered Heart: Robert Beatty

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: July 21: #KidLitCon Registration, A "Flybrary" + #Writing Resources for Kids

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #DiverseBooks, #KidLitCon, #PictureBooks, #STEM, #YA, book clubs, happiness, libraries, love of reading, math, parenting, personal responsibility, reading, screen time, teaching, and writing.

Book Lists (inc. 2 black boy-themed lists)

WhooshBlack Boy Joy: 29 Picture Books Featuring Black Male Protagonists | Charnaie Gordon  https://t.co/I8dI8ahrf0

Where Are All the Black Boys? A 2017 Assessment + Comparison (progress re. 2013)

The Refugee Children’s Books of 2017 and an Ode to The Arrival — from

that Promote Imagination, , questions to prompt kids + 1 new review from  https://t.co/S0iBNb93Dw

Books My (Struggling Teen Reader) Students Most Frequently Stole From the Classroom via  

Events + Programs

Airline launches "flybrary", spreading out 7k classic titles across fleet for kids to read on board  


KidlitconLogo2017-SquareWithHeaderHey there + bloggers, authors + fans: Register now for the 2017 | Hershey, PA | Nov 3-4  

announces keynote speakers Rachel Renée Russell + + Floyd Cooper

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

For Women: How & Why to Start a with Your Friends | Building Relationships

AnneOfGreenGablesThe Crying Game (or Books That Make You Weep, every single time) by  

"my favorite back to school book of all time" (I think), on A New School Year: Stories in Six Voices

Helpful Resources for Young Writers for kids + from

Should fiction have to teach a lesson? No, says , quoted in piece by Alyson Ward https://t.co/P9XewpAzZp


HappinessTrack researcher says we're giving our kids bad advice about how to succeed in life  https://t.co/M8MJV9PXui 

Schools and Libraries

How Their First Card Teaches Kids Personal Responsibility |  https://t.co/JoUjo1jn4t 

Success for students should be “Any path that leads to a happy and healthy life.” |

Americans Oppose Segregation in Theory—but Not in Practice (in their own schools)  https://t.co/IcztIELvJo

CharlottesWebMotivating w/ different preferences + strengths to succeed in |  https://t.co/EwoZ03qogF

Making Your a Safer Place for Kids by cutting back on

Study Suggests College Students are Better Off without a Laptop in the Classroom -


Elevate program helps Bay Area 6th - 10th graders reach new heights in  

How a Shop Teaches Kids , Fine Motor Skills, and Entrepreneurship

Why a Colorado researcher believes preschool students should learn — and — with |

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