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Graphic Novels Portray Bicultural America. Illustration by Marguerite Dabaie Superman, arguably the most iconic figure in the history of comics, is a champion of “truth, justice, and the American way,” in the words of the 1940s radio show “Adventures of Superman.”

Graphic Novels Portray Bicultural America

He’s also an immigrant. 13 kids books to spark conversations about empathy. Lately, it seems like every other day, we turn on the news or open up our social media to find that another tragedy has occurred.

13 kids books to spark conversations about empathy

Each time we’re faced with these events, we may be overcome with sadness, frustration, and hopelessness. But in these times, it’s important to have conversations with the children around us about inclusion and empathy. Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. It’s what helps us connect to other humans, and what makes us better humans. You may be surprised to learn that empathy isn’t an inborn trait, but rather one that must be learned – preferably during early childhood.

According to expert Michele Borba, author of Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World, empathy is not something that is taught through lecturing. There are many ways to instill empathy. Notable Tradebooks for Young People. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12. Ctr for the Study of Multicultural Children's Lit.

When you open this site, go to the Best Books tab and then see the books named as best for each year. – tusdlibraries

OmniLibros. Find recently published (since 2010) English-language children's literature that promotes global understanding through this annotated bibliography.


Choose the Indices tab to search by title or grade level. Narrow the search using the keyword search tool. Be sure to check out the Book Map, and find books by country. Click on the marker on the country to view and go to those resources. tag(s): book lists (120), cross cultural understanding (105), literacy (102), maps (282) In the Classroom. Agate Bolden — AGATE. Latin@s in Kid Lit.

50+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families. A bit late to the party, seeing that Mixed Heritage Week ended yesterday!

50+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families

But with ever-increasing numbers of multiracial families (growing three times as fast as the US population as a whole!) Exploring Children's Books Through the Lens of Diversity. Let's Read in Spanish. Spanish-Language Literature Resources. Lil' Libros™ De Impacto Niños Lecturas Gráficas Named AAP 2016 REVERE Awards Winner - Rubicon Publishing Inc. OAKVILLE, ON — Rubicon is thrilled to announce that our Spanish-language series De Impacto Niños Lecturas Gráficas was named the winner of the Supplemental Resources, Resources for ELLs category at the AAP (Association of American Publishers) 2016 REVERE Awards.

De Impacto Niños Lecturas Gráficas Named AAP 2016 REVERE Awards Winner - Rubicon Publishing Inc.

The winners were announced at the REVERE Awards Gala on 8 June 2016. “The REVERE Awards identify and honor high quality resources that educate learners of all ages, in all media, and in all educational environments, both in and beyond the classroom. Newbery Medal Home. Click here for Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 2021 Medal Winner.

Caldecott Medal Home. Click here for Caldecott Medal Winners and Honor Books, 1938-Present The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott.

Caldecott Medal Home

It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. 2021 Medal Winner We Are Water Protectors, illustrated by Michaela Goade, written by Carole Lindstrom, and published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings. Michaela Goade’s vivid, swirling watercolors capture the sacredness of water and amplify Carole Lindstrom’s passionate call to action and celebration of Indigenous ancestry and community.

School Library Journal reviews. Children’s Books – Reviews and Articles from Dia de los Libros. A list of awards and grants that might be of interest to those who celebrate Día in their library and community is compiled below.

Dia de los Libros

Américas Award –The Consortium of Latin American Studies founded the Américas Award in 1993 to encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States, and to provide teachers with recommendations for classroom use. CLASP offers up to two annual book awards, together with a commended list of titles. Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature Día grant – The Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature awards an annual grant to a library whose Día program has an African American Focus. The grant award amount is $500 in selected multicultural children's books for the awarded library. Applications are usually due in February/March. celebrations.

Young Adult Award Winners. *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners.

Young Adult Award Winners

Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. Projeqt - dynamic presentations for a real-time world. NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Congratulations to the 2017 award winners!

NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

2017 Winner Some Writer! : The Story of E.B. White. Robert F. Sibert Medal and Honor Books, 2001-present. Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, written by Kevin Noble Maillard and illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal (Roaring Brook/Holtzbrinck) All in a Drop: How Antony van Leeuwenhoek Discovered an Invisible World, written by Lori Alexander and illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality, written by Jo Ann Allen Boyce and Debbie Levy (Bloomsbury)Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir, written by Nikki Grimes (WordSong/Highlights)Hey, Water!

Robert F. Sibert Medal and Honor Books, 2001-present

Written and illustrated by Antoinette Portis (Neal Porter/Holiday) Members of the 2020 Sibert Medal Committee are: Chair Sally Miculek, Georgetown (Texas) Public Library; Armin Arethna, Berkeley (Calif.) Public Library; Dr. The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science, written by Joyce Sidman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards.