Virtual Event: Nikkolas Smith and Namrata Tripathi launch THE 1619 PROJECT: BORN ON THE WATER in conversation with Jason Reynolds

Crossposted at Human Rights Report. “BORN ON THE WATER isn’t just a reframing of American history; it reframes how children, especially Black children, are taught their own history.” – Essence Celebrate the launch of THE 1619 PROJECT: BORN ON THE WATER! Join Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and The Lit. Bar for a virtual event on Thursday, November 18 @ 7:30PM ET with…

Discrimination at School Harms Development of Young English Language Learners

When schools view children of immigrants positively, the students are more likely to form “positive connections with the larger U.S. society.” Conversely, focusing on their lack of English ability or knowledge of U.S. culture during their early years can negatively affect their personal development and academic trajectories, according to Education Week. Discrimination can take four…

It’s perfectly okay–and normal!–to feel many different things

The perfect way for kids to explore the wide range of emotions they feel every day–complete from A to Z with bright, bold illustrations! From anxious to zany, kids experience a wide range of emotions, but they don’t often have the language to explain how they’re feeling.  ABC of Feelings explains that it’s perfectly okay–and…

Ten Years After peace was Brought to Quill and Artimé, their Younger Twin Sisters Journey Beyond the Islands in this Bestselling First Novel of a Sequel Series to “The Unwanteds”

Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artimé, their younger twin sisters journey beyond the islands in this New York Times bestselling first novel of a new sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called “The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter.” Identical twins Fifer and Thisbe Stowe have amazing…