From their website:
"The Brown Bookshelf is designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers. Our flagship initiative of is 28 Days Later, a month-long showcase of the best in Picture Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult novels written and illustrated by African Americans."
Also, check out the US government's African American History Month site. It features a page "for teachers" with links to useful resource sites, including the Library of Congress.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, begin in a few days! Break out your globes, your Russian folktales, and some books on skating and skiing. The Olympics is a great storytime theme.
February has Valentine's Day. I'll be posting tomorrow about my new favorite books. In the meantime, check out my old favorites in a previous post on Storytime Favorites for Valentine's Day.
|To My Valentine |
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Washington, D.C. 20540
Today is Nonfiction Monday. All of the Nonfiction Monday posts (including this one), are now collected at the new Nonfiction Monday blog. Be sure to check it out.