November 17, 2017

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Kick-butt Pura Belpré Winners for Día de los niños/Children’s Day | Libro por libro

In this month’s Libro por libro column, Tim Wadham suggests how librarians can incorporate the 2014 Pura Belpré winners in their Día de los niños/Children’s Day programs on April 30.

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Diversity 101: Addressing the Need for Diversity in Materials for Kids | ALA Midwinter 2014

In a lively ALA Midwinter panel moderated by Scholastic editor Cheryl Klein, three children’s book editors, one librarian and the Children’s Book Council’s Diversity Group discussed ways to promote diversity in the content of books for young people.

ALSC Awards 15 Grants to Libraries for Día Family Book Clubs

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has awarded mini-grants to 15 libraries to start Día Family Book Clubs and incorporate Día literacy activities into their existing programs throughout the year.