Thursday, 26 Apr 2018
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Category: Children & Reading

Addressing Diversity

Thursday April 26, 2018. Addressing Diversity. Two University of Dayton researchers have designed a new tool to help teachers identify and select more diverse children’s literature for their classrooms. “Children need to see themselves represented in the books they read and in their teacher’s instruction …

Somali childrens books

In this hair-raising cautionary tale from Somalia, the Hargega Valley is plagued by the monstrous Dhegdheer, who gobbles up anyone unlucky enough to cross her path. 9 “Baro Af-Soomaali Day” during a celebration at the New Holly Gathering Hall honoring the families who created a children’s book for …

eBook Choosing books for children download | online

Themed books and activities to inspire active learning all year long Welcome to Old Children’s Books, selling children’s literature and picture books online since 1994. We have a collection of more than 10,000 scarce and out-of-print books, for readers, teachers and collectors. Dolly Parton’s Imagination …

HarperCollins Brings Roblox Books to North America

“In short, everything about it,” said Rich Thomas, v-p and publishing director for HarperCollins Children’s Books. “It’s ubiquitous. It’s a gaming platform, it’s a social media platform, and it’s all user-generated content on top of that. It’s really impressive how Roblox has engaged the fans and has invested in …

In Brief: April 26, 2018

Winners and honorees for the 2018 Ezra Jack Keats Book Awards attended an award presentation in Hattiesburg at the University of Southern Mississippi on April 12. The event was held in conjunction with the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival. From left: Gordon C. James (New Illustrator Honor for …

Fairfax County Weekender – April 27-29, 2018

What’s Growing in the Garden: Visit Kidwell Garden to explore what’s growing. The topic is What’s That Smell? From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park. Ages 2 to 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $7/child. Register online. For more information, call 703-437-9101. Also on Friday:

Chesapeake Children’s Book Festival seeks sponsors

“Chesapeake Children’s Book Festival looks forward to sharing the joy of reading and the excitement of meeting authors with our youngest citizens,” said Timothy Young, CCBF founder. “Both the Talbot County Free Library and Chesapeake Children’s Book Festival are committed to increasing reading …