A new focus on books that tell children of color or of different gender identities that they belong in the world and the world belongs to them.
In diverse literature, students see themselves as the heroes, while also seeing that all kinds of people can be the heroes too, says NEA President.
Hundreds of third and fourth graders packed into the NEA auditorium in Washington, D.C. today to kick off the 2018 Read Across America celebration.
Kwame Alexander, Jesse Holland, and Gene Luen Yang take center stage at Read Across America event.
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.