Lee and Low: Checklist: 8 Steps to Creating a Diverse Book Collection It’s not easy to create an inclusive book collection. Whether you’re a librarian creating a collection for an entire community, a teacher creating a collection for your classroom, or a parent creating a collection for your children, choosing books that reflect the diversity of human experience can be a challenging job. That’s because creating a diverse book collection is about more than just making sure X, Y, and Z are represented. It’s not a matter of ticking off check boxes or making sure quotas are filled. For those committed to doing it right, building a diverse book collection requires contemplation, research, and awareness. But the rewards are great: a truly diverse collection of books can turn children into lifelong readers and promote empathy, understanding, and self-confidence.
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. The Amelia Bloomer Book List About the The Amelia Bloomer Book List The Amelia Bloomer Project, a committee of the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table, compiles the Amelia Bloomer List, an annual annotated book list (or bibliography) of well-written and well-illustrated books with significant feminist content, intended for young readers (ages birth through 18). A few years ago, a book by Shana Carey introduced nineteenth-century feminist activist Amelia Bloomer to the picture-book crowd.
Remote Learning Lessons PreK to 4th Grade Let me start by saying I have never been a remote learning teacher before. This is not something that I have taken a class on or claim to be an expert in. Teaching elementary age students in this setting is completely new territory for me like so many others. Disrupting Whiteness in Libraries and Librarianship: A Reading List This guide is in progress. Developed by Karla J. Strand, DPhil, MLISGender and Women’s Studies LibrarianUniversity of Wisconsin System 2019 This bibliography is number 89 in the series “Bibliographies in Gender and Women’s Studies,” published by the University of Wisconsin System Office of the Gender and Women’s Studies Librarian. Introduction
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood. NEW CSK BLOG: Follow the latest news and information from CSK on the brand new CSK Blog!
Notable Tradebooks for Young People 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People (NCSS member login required) The following books were inadvertently left off of the printed list, but have been included in the online list: Seeds of Freedom by Hester Bass, published by Candlewick Press, and Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees by Franck Prévot, published by Charlesbridge. Download pdfs of previous Notables (by year) that are attached at the bottom of this page. The books that appear in these annotated book lists were evaluated and selected by a Book Review Committee appointed by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and assembled in cooperation with the Children's Book Council (CBC). NCSS and CBC have cooperated on this annual bibliography since 1972. Books selected for this bibliography are written primarily for children in grades K-8.
Publishers , Blogs & Book Lists – Equity in the Library Publishers of Diverse Books Al Salwa (Arabic children’s books)Arte Publico Press (literature by Hispanic writers)China Books (books on Chinese language, culture and society)Children’s Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low (bilingual English/Spanish picture books)Cinco Puntos Press (adult and children’s literature, and multicultural and bilingual books from Texas, the Mexican-American border, and Mexico)East West Discovery Press (multicultural and bilingual books in 50 + languages)Groundwood Books (Canadian publisher of books for young readers with a focus on diverse voices)Just Us Books (Black interest and multicultural books for children and young adults)Lee & Low Books (diverse books for young readers featuring a range of cultures)Piñata Books, an imprint of Arte Público (juvenile and young adult books focused on Hispanic culture and by U.S. Selected Book Lists The Cooperative Children’s Book Center is a great resource for multicultural titles: They also have a searchable database
Educational Resources & Activities for Kids Ages 3 - 5 When your preschooler is at home, they need to be kept busy! From reading guides to our collection of Brightly Storytime videos, there’s something here to keep every little reader occupied — no matter if you’re looking to further their learning or just keep them engaged for a little while. Entertaining your kids all day long can be challenging, so we hope these resources can help! At-Home Education Just for Fun: Books & Activities Tips & Advice Reading Guides Brightly Storytime Book Review: ‘The Sum of Us,’ by Heather McGhee Hinton Rowan Helper was an unreserved bigot from North Carolina who wrote hateful, racist tracts during Reconstruction. He was also, in the years leading up to the Civil War, a determined abolitionist. His 1857 book, “The Impending Crisis of the South,” argued that chattel slavery had deformed the Southern economy and impoverished the region. Members of the plantation class refused to invest in education, in enterprise, in the community at large, because they didn’t have to.
2020 Diverse Summer Reading List Let’s kick off summer with our engaging, printable Diverse Summer Reading List that will get all kids engaged in reading! Our list includes both fiction and nonfiction, bilingual Spanish/English titles, and a diverse range of cultures—in other words, the right book for every reader! You can find the full Summer Reading collection here. Want to freshen up your Summer Reading list, but not sure where to begin? Keep reading for some of our favorite pairings of popular books with our Lee & Low picks! Grades PreK-2 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. 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. Looking for great teen books? Look no further than YALSA's Book Awards and Selected Booklists.