by Language Lizard has partnered with World Kid Lit to talk about world literature for young readers. Today we’ll talk about how this collective of volunteers shares fiction and nonfiction from around the world! Where did the #WorldKidLit Month come from? Literature experts Marcia Lynx Qualey, Lawrence Schimel, and Alexandra Büchler held their inaugural World […]
by What is StoryWalk? Even though StoryWalk® has been around since 2007, it still seems like an undiscovered treasure. There’s something exciting about an activity that connects local libraries, public parks, and young families. Today, we want to explore the origin of StoryWalk® and how libraries around the country can take advantage of this immersive […]
by May 5th is Children’s Day (어린이날) in South Korea – a day to celebrate children and their value in society. Throughout history and the world, children have been exploited for their labor. In 1923, writer and activist, Bang Jeong Hwan, introduced the idea of a holiday that would promote children’s rights. Originally, the country […]
by Language Lizard is a Platinum Sponsor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) on January 29, 2021. We support their mission to raise awareness about the need for more children’s books that celebrate diversity. To date, MCBD has donated over 8,000 diverse children’s books to schools, libraries, and families. Here are 5 ways you can […]
Idiom Week 2021 runs from January 24-30. It’s a great chance to have multicultural and language learning fun and learn a new idiom each day of the week! Here are some of our favorite ways to “have a ball” during Idiom Week.