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When love and skill work together, expect a miracle. John Ruskin




Saturday, December 3, 2011

Twitterville Talk #25

There is never a dull moment on the wire.  My picks for tweets of the week are "chirpalicious."

"hugo" author brian selznick shares 20 favorite children's books with gwarlingo makes for informative and lively reading; getting the inside scoop on authors' likes gives insight into what makes them tick.

Elizabeth Bird, blogger at School Library Journal, A Fuse #8 Production, goes above and beyond in giving us so much to look forward to in Librarian Preview:  Harper Collins (Spring 2012).

It would seem that The Pigeon (Mo Willems) makes an appearance in Brian Selznick's "Hugo" or does he?

School Library Journal lists their Best Books 2011; what a lineup of outstanding titles!

Joyce Valenza, blogger at School Library Journal, Neverending Search, poses some thoughts that bear thinking about concerning research and the teaching of same, Google's Evolution of Search, my lament, and will a giant listen.?

Many thanks to School Library Journal for these tweets.



NPR picks their top read, December Kids' Book Club Pick:  "Breadcrumbs".

Muchas gracias to Children's Bookshelf of Publishers Weekly.


The Horn Book reveals January/February starred reviews.


Guess The Wordle has the holiday spirit.  Thanks to Richard Byrne of Free Technology for Teachers for this link.


12 Things You Didn't Know Facebook Could Do posted in The New York Times this week is a real eye-opener.  Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo of Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day.


Time posted an article, Galley Girl:  Poet Nikky Finney Dazzles The National Book Awards .  Many in attendance of the awards including the emcee, actor John Lithgow, said it was the best acceptance speech they had ever heard.  Thank you to The National Book Foundation for this link.

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