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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Twittervile Talk #41

Relative calm on the wires this week but loads of information on The Hunger
Games hitting the silver screen yesterday.  The announcement of the Hans Christian Andersen Award winners creates an international buzz.  I am seriously thinking of buying enough LEGOS to make my own pigeon.

Enjoy the fruits of the labors of The Kentucky Virtual Library presents: How To Do Research perfect for K-6 students needing an interactive step by step guide.
Thanks to Richard Byrne blogger at Free Technology for Teachers.

Discovering the why and how about any author's book adds a new dimension to their work as does this article, Biographer finds spider who inspired Charlotte's Web.

Check out this video by Mary Pope Osborne highlighting her 20 year love affair with The Magic Tree House books. 

Thanks to John Schumacher librarian and blogger at Watch. Connect. Read  for the above two tweets.

School Library Journal has what you need and what you didn't know that you needed, Let 'The Hunger Games' Begin .

Why I'm Taking My Fourth Grader To See 'The Hunger Games' is a thoughtful explanation by an involved parent. 

The Hunger Names is one author's explanation for the names given to the characters; a feast for fans.

'Hunger Games' fans switch arenas from page to screen offers different perspectives on the movie.

Author Maria Teresa Andruetto from Argentina and illustrator Peter Sis from Czech Republic have won the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards.

Thanks to the Children's Bookshelf of Publishers Weekly for these two tweets.

The Odds Ever In Your Favor:   Ideas and Resources for Teaching 'The Hunger Games' is a retweet worth mentioning. 

Enjoy this reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle himself.
Thanks to PenguinTeen for the tweet.

Hilarious promotional video for the HarperCollins Class Acts: Authors in the Classroom coming this fall.  Check out the website for more information.

Don't let the Pigeon near the LEGOS.  Fans of Mo Willems' Pigeon books, dig out the LEGOS and get ready to create a LEGO Pigeon.  This is amazing!
Thanks to the Pigeon for this information.

Via TechCrunch, Pinterest Updates Terms Of Service As It Preps An API And Private Pinboards:  More Copyright Friendly.

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