Kids need to see themselves on the page, says award-winning author of children’s literature.
If we want a world where all young people appreciate each other for what’s on the inside, let books on your bookshelf reflect that, says Alexander.
Children’s book author Ezra Jack Keats knew that we need diverse books long before the movement started.
Untangling perceptions about reading, learning and motivation is a challenge for educators and parents.
Gene Luen Yang, the 2016 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, urges students to explore new formats and new cultures.
Judy Newman, president of Scholastic Book Clubs, talks about how schools can encourage more reading.
Hundreds of books are either removed or challenged in U.S. schools and libraries each year.
Educators play an important role in creating a culture in which reading is valued – even in the summer months.
Even though the gender gap has declined recently, by adulthood it evaporates completely.