May 16 Friday Links Library

Posted by on May 16, 2014.

Lots of news over the past two weeks! Here’s the roundup:

March 21 Friday Links Library

Posted by on March 21, 2014.

Happy Spring! Kind of. Nobody’s putting their skis away around here.

Lots of interesting tidbits in the news this week. Here’s the roundup:

  • Last week, the New York Times printed op-eds by father and son authors Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers on why we all critically need to see children of color better represented in children’s literature.

Feb. 21 Friday Links Library

Posted by on February 21, 2014.

Good morning!

Here are some stories we liked this week:

“Love cracks the code, creates curiosity, sustains attention and eventually lays knowledge at their feet as they become independent readers.

Jan. 24 Friday Links Library

Posted by on January 24, 2014.

Trying something new here in the CLiF office. We’re tuned in to literacy news from near and far, and there are great stories every day out there about reading, writing, and books. So in the spirit of sharing resources, every week (mostly) we’ll post a mini library of links to stories we like.

“The 100 Best Children’s Books (of All Time!)”

Posted by on October 25, 2013.

There is something about the truly awesome body of children’s books that tempts people to try to separate the cream from the chum. It’s just irresistible.

This week the New York Times noted two organizations that have recently published their lists of the 100 “best books” in children’s literature, the New York Public Library and the British charity BookTrust.