Literacy experts talk about the power of books at a roundtable discussion hosted by NEA as part of its Read Across America celebration.
Schools and communities around the country kick off the nation’s largest reading celebration and turn the spotlight on diverse books.
For Black History Month, NEA Read Across America spotlights award-winning picture book.
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.
Hundreds of books are either removed or challenged in U.S. schools and libraries each year.