Podcasts can be a great way to introduce kids to new ideas, but with so many out there it can be difficult to narrow down those geared to kids. If you’re puzzled by where to look for your next good family listen, check out these recommendations from library staff.
Who do kids see in their books – are they reflected in the stories they find on our shelves? Perhaps not, if they are outside the dominant White culture. How can we help kids find their own selves reflected in the books they read? Continue reading Do Kids See Themselves in Books?
There is much to learn about what African Americans have added to our society and the world. Not just the big names that we recall, such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, but those “unsung” folks who changed our world forever with their contributions.
Read and discover; be inspired and learn more about how African Americans have changed and improved everything – everything! – in our world.
Dewey’s nonfiction number of the month is 100! Nonfiction books are great for finding factual information to use in school projects and/or personal research.
Make sure to stop by the Kid and Teen Zones to see all of our nonfiction books. You can also visit the Staff Picks – Kids & Teens Nonfiction list in the catalog to learn more about them and request copies! Here are some of my favorite nonfiction books found in the 100s.