Posts Tagged ‘ children’s literacy ’

Throw an Official Event for the 100th Children’s Book Week!

January 4, 2019
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Throw an Official Event for the 100th Children’s Book Week!

Right now The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is asking teachers, librarians, and booksellers to register to host an official Children’s Book Week (CBW) event for the spring of 2019. This is the 100th Anniversary of CBW, which began in 1919 and is the longest running literacy initiative in the United States. The centennial celebration is…

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Get Your Classroom Ready for Halloween with The Misadventures of Salem Hyde

October 19, 2018
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Get Your Classroom Ready for Halloween with The Misadventures of Salem Hyde

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Putting Comics in Libraries, Classrooms, and Young Readers’ Hands

October 12, 2018
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Putting Comics in Libraries, Classrooms, and Young Readers’ Hands

There’s a passionate blog post, with a phenomenal list of resources attached to it, that details Why Graphic Novels Belong in All of Our Libraries. The author, Pernille Ripp, talks about the struggle that many parents, teachers, and librarians will find all too familiar – getting a bright, young person to see themselves as a…

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Help the CBLDF Defend Comics on Free Comic Book Day!

May 4, 2018
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Help the CBLDF Defend Comics on Free Comic Book Day!

This Saturday, May 5th, people will gather at comic book shops around the world to celebrate Free Comic Book Day! Don’t forget to pick up CBLDF’s Defend Comics, featuring a special Reading Without Walls cover by Gene Luen Yang! This year’s comic has stories the whole family can enjoy together, with tales by Jorge Aguirre and…

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Celebrate Children’s Book Week!

May 1, 2018
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Celebrate Children’s Book Week!

This week, April 30 – May 6th, is the annual celebration of children’s literacy, Children’s Book Week. A massive celebration each year that has events at libraries, bookstores, schools, and comic shops around the country! If you want to participate at home check out their website and download the beautiful reading poster designed by award-winning…

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