Tagged with " Multicultural"

Author Spotlight: Andrea Cheng

Author Spotlight: Andrea Cheng

This past December, the children’s literature world lost one of its  beloved authors, Andrea Cheng. We all were deeply saddened […]

Apr 25, 2016     No Comments
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Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

This year is the 20th anniversary of Día, or Children’s Day, Book Day. Also known as El día de los […]

Apr 18, 2016     No Comments
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Author Focus: Poet Nikki Grimes

Author Focus: Poet Nikki Grimes

It is important that children see themselves, and others different from them, in the books they read. In other words, […]

Dec 7, 2015     No Comments
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Gobble, Gobble!

Gobble, Gobble!

Turkeys are goofy creatures that make a wonderfully odd sound.  Play with your little gobbler on Thanksgiving with some of these […]

Nov 23, 2015     No Comments
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A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

Pura Belpré award winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh has a wonderful new book out, just in time for Día […]

Oct 30, 2015     No Comments
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Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

A few months ago, a parent approached me at the end of a workshop with a question. She wanted to […]

Aug 10, 2015     2 Comments
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Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Poetry is a powerful early literacy tool. It fosters children’s social and emotional development and can help children talk about their […]

Jul 20, 2015     No Comments
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Volunteer for the Library? Best Decision Ever!

Volunteer for the Library? Best Decision Ever!

This article is by our recent intern, Libni Guardado, with whom we all developed a lasting bond.  She’s been gone […]

Jun 8, 2015     3 Comments
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Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

  To continue an occasional series on Latina children’s book authors, today I want to introduce you to the work […]

May 28, 2015     2 Comments
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Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

New research from the Pew Research Center sheds  light on how Hispanics-now the U.S.’s largest nonwhite minority group-think about and […]

May 18, 2015     No Comments
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