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literacy and black history month

Feb 17, 2020


Black History Month: Celebrating Diversity in Literature

The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. The initiative was established in 1990 by the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month, and since that time, it has reached more than 6 million participants around the world.

Jan 15, 2020


Directory of Diverse Books

We Read Too is a directory of hundreds of picture, chapter, middle grade, and young adult books written by authors of color featuring main characters of color. Teachers, students, librarians, or parents can freely download the directory on any iOS or Android device.

Nominate a librarian for award

Oct 15, 2019


Award Honoring Librarians for Outstanding Service to Children

The Distinguished Service Award honors an Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) member who has made significant contributions to or impact on library services for children, and directly to ALSC. Nominees may be practicing librarians in a school or public library, a library or information science educator, a member of the library press, an editor or other employee of a publishing house, or a retired children’s librarian.

Book App

Oct 01, 2019


Children’s Book Brought to Life

Storm Boy is an interactive adaptation of author Colin Thiele’s 1964 novel of the same name, a classic in its native Australia. Students can play Storm Boy the Game from Blowfish Studios on iOS or Android devices.

New York Times Internet Search

Oct 01, 2019


Lesson on Becoming an Internet Detective Using Google

The questions and activities in a lesson from The New York Times Learning Network help students understand why and how to do better Google searches but also weave in ways to apply the information and practice on their own.


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