My mother is 75. And that means a lot. It means she’s lived over 27,000 days, which is a whole bunch of days. It means she remembers when watching television was for fancy people—a luxury. Same as running water. And electricity. She remembers the civil rights movement, the March on Washington, the death of Dr. […]
Learn about the poetry of Alice Durr Miller and its role in the women’s suffragist movement.
As we begin African American History month Jason Reynolds explores the meaning of history and the importance of asking the right questions.
Jason Reynolds explores the benefits of rest.
Learn about National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds, and his Grab the Mic tour and his other online resources for students.
Learn about Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s signature project, Living Nations, Living Words and her work to share the poems and voices of Native Americans.
Learn about noted scientist Maria Sibylla Merian and explore the connections between her work and several books discussed at this year’s National Book Festival.
Jason Reynolds celebrates the leadership skills found in all children and looks forward to them creating a world of free leaders.
Jason Reynolds makes suggestions on how students can survive distance learning.
Consider having a watch party with your students and share comments on videos from the Library of Congress and the National Book festival.