July 23, 2017

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Review of the Day: Silent Days, Silent Dreams by Allen Say

Silent Days, Silent Dreams By Allen Say Arthur A. Levine Books (an imprint of Scholastic) $21.99 ISBN: 978-0-545-92761-1 Ages 8-12 On shelves October 31st I have never written a biography, nor have I any inclination to do so. Biographical subjects don’t interest me, but the people that choose to write the biographies of others? Those […]

Allen Say, Lee and Low, Regina Hayes, and Steven Heller at the Carle Honors Gala

Where else can an Artist, an Angel, a Mentor, and a Bridge meet? Celebrating the work of some of the picture book industry’s greatest achievers.

Hearing the World: Fiction and nonfiction audiobooks from around the globe | Listen In

December brings with it the close of the calendar year, giving us time to reflect on and celebrate the diversity of our world’s cultures. Audiobooks, especially those that represent common human experiences and examine global heritage and customs, afford listeners an opportunity to hear stories from around the world.

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JLG’s On the Radar | Dare to be Different: Picture Books for Elementary Students

The following picture books, selected by Junior Library Guild editors, highlight real-life people who had the strength to be who they truly were. Share these titles with students to encourage them to accept the differences in all of us.

Population Shifts Through the Centuries | Nick’s Picks

Throughout the ages, individuals and groups have migrated, emigrated, fled, and been forcibly removed from their homelands. When teaching about the movement of people through history, books can offer students a variety of perspectives.