Ally-saurus & the Very Bossy Monster: Richard Torrey
#JoyOfLearning Links from @JulieSuratt + @MelanieBCurtin + Margaret Kristin Merga + Sky Yonehiro

Links I Shared on Twitter this Week: August 25: Back to School Edition

TwitterLinksHere are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include #BookLists, #Cybils, #GraphicNovels, #GrowthMindset, #ScreenTime, #STEM, academic red-shirting, books for boys, books for girls, eclipse, growing bookworms, motivation, neurodiversity, racism, reading logs, and schools. 

Book Lists

AlvinHo16 Books That 6- to 8-Year-Old Boys Say Are Must-Reads |  

Just For Fun: An Reading List from

The Big List of Preschool Books, a

50+ Multicultural STEAM Books for Children |

Themed Early Chapter Books for Kids Age 6-10, from

ZitaNPR's List, response + recommendations from new Graphic Novel category chair

Top Ten Kids' Books w/ Neurodiverse Characters by Kacy Smith etc.

Cybils Awards

The Call for Judges is coming soon, says , middle grade fiction chair

Cybils-Logo-2017-Web-SmThe 2017 Call for Judges is now live: We Need YOU! | + bloggers/reviewers, find details here:  

Growing Bookworms

Instead of accountability re: reading at home, how do we create passionate environments in schools?  

Growth Mindset

11 Ways to Build Capacity and Never Stop Growing  

UC Berkeley is teaching students to cope with and learn from failure |

On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing

LittleHouseBigWoodsRacism, Children’s Classics and the World Today | use these books to teach, don't just ban them, says 

Read like a girl: how children’s books of female stories are booming | via

Rediscovering the joys + disconcerting aspects of Kids’ Books as a parent by Meghan Cox Gurdon

The End of child_lit: The Literary Listserv Era Comes to a Close — shares her thoughts

Schools and Libraries

Why Stickers, Pizza Parties + Tickets Didn't Work in My Classroom by via  

Oldest Kids in the Class May Get an Edge in College Admissions - study finds effect of academic redshirting


Are tablets turning babies into insomniacs? - study finds tablets causing lost sleep in babies + toddlers  

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