Join staff from World Education, International Literacy and Development and Room to Read in the second of our series of programs featuring our literacy award winner and honorees on January 19, 2023 from 3-4pm EST. Plus learn more about applying for the 2023 Literacy Awards and the applicant information session to come.
A fond farewell from Jason Reynolds, outgoing Ambassador for Young People’s Literature
This post is by Judy Lee of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program. Photographs supplied by Street Child, Make Way for Books, and Young African Refugees for Integral Development. David M. Rubenstein Recipient: Street Child (SC), American Prize Reciepient: Make Way for Books (MWFB), and International Prize Recipient: Young African Refugees for Integral Development […]
Amira Dehmani, a 2022 Liljenquist Family Fellow at the Library of Congress, explores the role of the Cherokee Nation in the Civil War.
Learn how to locate and verify information about people in Civil War photographs and how you can use this information in instructional activities.
Guest author Kitty Felde provides tips on effectively searching Chronicling America.
Lee Ann Potter summarizes a program featuring several of the Library’s Teaching with Primary Sources partners and how they try to find the “perfect primary source combination” for their programs and how these sources can lead to transformative opportunities.
Amira Dehmani, a 2022 Liljenquist Family Fellow at the Library of Congress, explores the use of opium during the Civil War for pain management and its impact on the soldiers that used it.
In this post by Amira Dehmani, a 2022 Liljenquist Family Fellow at the Library of Congress, Learn how the Civil War forced the Union and Confederate postal systems to evolve.
Giselle M. Aviles, reference librarian in the Hispanic Reading Room presents some of the resources available to help spur learning about the Andean countries and its diaspora in the United States.