Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this week include: #BookLists, #Cybils Awards, #DiverseBooks, #GrowingBookworms, #GrowthMindset, #MCBD, #OwnVoices, #play, #Reading, #ReadingLogs, book awards, Doug Green, literacy, parenting, Rick Riordan, thrillers, and writing.
Also, since today is Groundhog Day, I'd like to share the link a book that I reviewed late last year: Groundhug Day by Anne Marie Pace and Christopher Denise. It's super-cute and well worth a look!
Children's Books About and Determination, a
Everything Old Is New Again: Fantastic You May Have Forgotten —
Today's featured REVIEW is Fiction Finalist Piecing Me Together by from | Review by
Today's featured REVIEW is finalist Bull by David Elliott from | Review by
Today's featured REVIEW: Speculative Fiction finalist They Both Die at the End by | review by
Events + Programs
A Few Words on the recently celebrated Multicultural Children's Book Day from | + Valarie Budayr
Dragons Oh My! announces the winners of her 9th Annual “Be a Famous Writer” Contest | Judges included +
When we , we change the world! Ideas to celebrate from https://t.co/hep29eIuTO
RT @LiteracyForTX: Ten suggestions for how any teacher can help cultivate a love for reading. We think a Read-a-Thon sounds fun!
The Power of Listening | as a ritual in an ever-louder, distraction-filled world, by https://t.co/jeHAB9JQ0K (written for World Read Aloud Day, but the ideas are timeless)
Lots of tidbits in Morning Notes: Road Trip Edition — , ,
On Reading, Writing, Blogging, and Publishing
New "Rick Riordan Presents" Imprint Gets Underway! | answers questions |
Don’t Forget to Read! – Why you should make the time, plus tips for finding "exciting new books" from https://t.co/whqXKyKlhU
This is kind of cool: Prize launched for thrillers that avoid sexual violence against women | https://t.co/lrGPclbNM1
Did you resolve to read more this year? has some suggestions |
Parenting + Play
To is to . Time to step back and let kids be kids | World Economic Forum https://t.co/WlFdZLr0YE
How to Raise Bright Children - 6 positive strategies for encouraging via | 6. Make sure + are valued
RT @MindshiftKQED: The happiest teens use digital media less than an hour per day, according to this study. https://t.co/ehMSEcAkbn
Taking Playtime Seriously | | Pulling back on programmed learning, leaving time for exploration + fun | https://t.co/Rwp6l41ldR
Schools and Libraries
Seems like this would be interesting, though I haven't read it: Teaching Isn't Rocket Science, It's Way More Complex by (I follow his blow) via
"How many ... systems and procedures do we put in place without really examining the unintended consequences of these procedures?" | |
8 Ways for to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of the Vital Skill that is |
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