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Reading Is Only a Step on the Path to Anti-Racism

While librarian Nicole A. Cooke did compile a website Anti-Racism Resources for All Ages in response to requests for materials to explain to white children events around George Floyd’s murder and other deaths, she explains why reading is not enough….

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Lies My Bookshelf Told Me: Slavery in Children’s Literature

Jenifer Frank’s article in Teaching Tolerance discusses the work of Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, an associate professor in University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, who has examined and compiled a database of 170 children’s books about slavery. “Many children’s books…

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Loveland Hall 2019 Summer Reading List

  Activist, writer, and lecturer, Rachel Cargle, is curator of the Loveland Hall 2019 Summer Reading list.  “This summer program ushers readers into a summer long journey of indulgent reading, engaging learning and meaningful action.”  Click here to register and receive…

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It’s Time for Educators to Talk About Dr. Seuss

What was your favorite Dr. Seuss book?  Mine was The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.  March 2, the birthday of Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was adopted in 1998 by the National Education Association as “Read across America”…

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African American Literature Book Club

As we approach February and Black History Month, we’re highlighting the African American Literature Book Club. Founder and webmaster Troy Johnson compiles Books, Authors, Events, Resources, Discussion, Blog, Book Club, and Articles to help you fill in the gaps in…

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