Tis the season for basketball! Join us for a Children’s Book Club discussion of Kwame Alexander’s novel told through poems, ‘The Crossover.’
When we read a bedtime story to a child, something happens in their soul. What exactly? Well, it depends on the story.
How does one become a writer? Join us for a Children’s Book Club discussion of ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’ by Jacqueline Woodson.
There is a problem with Laura Ingalls Wilder, nicknamed Half-Pint. It’s the reason readers love her, despite the questions about some of Wilder’s cultural perspectives.
Why was the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award renamed the Children’s Literature Legacy Award? It has to do with being eight years old.
Drink tea, change the world. Join us for a Children’s Book Club discussion of ‘Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass’ by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Sean Qualls & Selina Alko.
What happens when you bring a seal to Apple Pie Day? Join us for a Children’s Book Club discussion of ‘May I Bring A Friend?’ by Beatrice Schenk De Regniers, illustrated by Beni Montresor.
Are you engaging in the luxury of fear? Take a cue from illustrator Susie Jaramillo, and learn the secrets to making art despite the self-doubt that picks at your artistic heart.
Help us say Happy Birthday to Reading in the Wild, our monthly reading roundup with Megan Willome as our guide.
It’s Take Your Poet to School Week! Celebrate with themes such as Talk Like a Poet Day, Poet in Your Math Book Day, and of course, sweetest of all, our new public day: Poet in a Cupcake Day!
Don’t let the folks with briefcases have all the fun. Join in the brand new celebration of Take Your Poet to School Week with our fun cut ‘n color poets on a stick.
Let’s play The Excuse Me Game to avoid the tragedy of becoming “only one thing” and losing ourselves and our possibilities due to a failure of imagination.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your January pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her January good reads.
Literacy specialist Callie Feyen says the best way to help children write is first to listen.
How do we survive the coldest days of winter? With a blackbird! Join us as we read Tomie dePaola’s “Days of the Blackbird” with Megan Willome as our guide.
From garbage, hope can grow — a forest filled with toucans, tree frogs, and tigers. Join us as we read “The Tin Forest ” with Megan Willome as our guide.
A pig, a horse, and a goat can’t win a best egg competition? Can they? Megan Willome leads a discussion about Joyce Dunbar’s “Eggday.”
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your October pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her October good reads.
Put a little song—and a little Spanish—in your heart with these books based on Latino nursery rhymes from Canticos.
Math can be beautiful, especially with tigers and elephants and gold. Join us as we read ‘One Grain of Rice’ with Megan Willome as our guide. Plus, get more great math title recommendations!