The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators. In this post, author Monica Brown speaks about her picture-book biography Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello.
The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators. In this post, critically-acclaimed author Brandy Colbert speaks about her first middle-grade title, The Only Black Girls in Town.
Welcome to TeachingBooks' Virtual Book Tour! During this time when social distancing prevents us from gathering together, we are offering this tour to help readers build personal connections with authors and their new books. Young readers will also find an at-home activity just for them. In this inaugural post, hear Antoinette Portis introduce A New Green Day !
In an effort to support you during this unprecedented time, TeachingBooks wants to perpetuate relevant literacy connections for everyone in your community. We have developed a Book & Reading Engagement Kit: Home Edition that you may freely use. We also have highlighted a variety of virtual learning activities for you, your students, and parents as they support children’s learning at home.
Tackling what frightens us and discovering things are not as scary as they seemed is one thing; finding out that our worst-case scenario is indeed at hand is another. That is when courage asks something deeper of us.
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The inspiration I felt leaning back on the brilliance of the original book, even as I forged new, unexpected writing paths forward, afforded a world of creative possibility and play that enchanted me as I wrote the book.