BOOK BRIEFS: African American Children’s Literature
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BOOK BRIEFS: African American Children’s Literature

Have you heard about the courage of Fannie Lou Hamer? How about Harlem songbird Florence Mills? From activists and entertainers to courageous youngsters and track stars, you’ll find stories that inspire. Celebrate Black History Month by exploring these titles (and accompanying resources) from renowned African-American writers, artists, and activists. ¬†For more titles, check out Black … Continue reading

(Con)textualizing Disability: Building Empathy through Children’s Literature
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(Con)textualizing Disability: Building Empathy through Children’s Literature

Creators:¬†Erica Boulay-Ali, Melissa Johnson, Aleisha Smith and Ali Zimmerman Project Context: As a special education teacher, I am always looking for ways to help students with special needs improve their self-esteem, and to create a safe learning environment for them within the school as a whole. This means helping mainstream students recognize and include students … Continue reading