by The second full week of April is National Library Week in the US. It’s an opportunity to celebrate our wonderful school and community libraries and their hardworking librarians. One purpose of National Library Week is to make the public aware of the many services libraries offer, and the impact of those services in our communities. Use […]
by What do you know about the colourful festival of Holi? It’s a Hindu festival that people celebrate around the world to welcome spring. Revellers throw colour at each other, and neighbours get together to eat and celebrate the beginning of a new season. Here are 10 fun facts about the festival of Holi and […]
by Women’s History Month is a great time to look back at powerful women-led movements and protests that shook the world in the past year for some inspiration. Let’s celebrate the successful and global movements with female leadership. Also, let’s learn from these practical methods of reaching goals and remind everyone that girls DO run the […]
by In 2018, Arnold Henry received a rejection letter from a literary agent who told him that despite loving the writing and illustrations, “However, in today’s market, stories about African American ‘fathers’ is a tough sell.” This false belief that there is no market for stories written by black authors and furthermore, no market for […]
As parents and teachers, we’re skilled at choosing books with quality story lines that bring valuable lessons to our kids’ lives. Now is the time to make multicultural children’s books – an area of literature that has long been neglected – a top priority when selecting books for your home and classroom.