Literacy experts talk about the power of books at a roundtable discussion hosted by NEA as part of its Read Across America celebration.
For Black History Month, NEA Read Across America spotlights award-winning picture book.
National program helps ease the stress of separation for military families by having deployed parents read children’s books aloud via DVD for their kids to watch at home.
Once reserved for struggling or reluctant readers, graphic novels have moved to the forefront of instructional materials – and onto banned-book lists.
Diverse books can be a safe way for children to explore difficult topics and empower them to form their own opinions, say experts.
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.