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The Next Generation: Africa and the Middle East

February 23, 2018

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The following information was sent to me via email. Please do not contact me for further information. Rather, visit the website at the bottom of the post.   Sttimulating young people to work towards an open, inclusive society through arts and culture.  The Prince Claus Fund announces a new Call for Proposals: the Next Generation […]

Under the Radar

May 28, 2014


Are you a librarian or parent working to create a diverse book collection in your home or school? Don’t miss Lee and Low’s inventory and list of resources to help you along the way. Be certain to read The Brown Bookshelf’s feature from Carole Bostone Weatherford on why she entered the print on demand and […]

QBR Now Free

January 13, 2012


      QBR The Black Book Review, from the producers of the Harlem Book Fair, is now a free, digital, downloadable magazine on HP’s Featuring what is best and current in black books, it’s a great resource for what to read and writers to watch. And, if you are an author, or want to reach […]

Study Abroad Opportunity for High School Students

November 7, 2011

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This is a rare opportunity for high school students. Please share this with any students you know who may be interest. Application Deadline—January 11, 2012 Go to The Kennedy-Lugar YES Abroad program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is offering American high school students and recent graduates in […]

Two Big IFs

October 11, 2011

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IF you work with high school students, you should know about Questbridge. QuestBridge is a powerful platform bridging the nation’s brightest, under-served youth and leading institutions of higher education and further opportunities. We are an aggregator of excellence. QuestBridge provides a single, internet-based meeting point which links exceptional students with colleges, scholarship providers, enrichment programs employers, […]

Free Summer Audiobooks

June 23, 2011


SYNC Summer 2011 has launched with 16 free YA & Classic books! The first YA novel / Summer Reading Classic pairing  is available June 23 – June 29 Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare download here: These upcoming titles will be of particular interest to readers of this blog: Available July 7 […]

Odds ‘n’ Ends

January 12, 2011


PaperTiger is celebrating their 1,oooth post with a wonderful give away! Mitali Perkins (whose Bamboo People was just named one of YALSA top 10 YA books for 2011!!!) is inviting educators and students to participate in a global reading of Bamboo People on Wednesday 19 January. Tanita Davis is giving away copies of Mare’s War. […]

YA Summer Listening Books—Free!

July 13, 2010

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Interested in Genealogical Research?

June 15, 2010


Many ancestors – immigrants and pioneers, slaves, women, native peoples, and others – do not have compiled biographies. They are invisible in the historical record, except through census or other data collection entities. Where there are gaps, the stories can be told through early travelogues, letters, diaries, maps, texts and printed ephemera, photographs and other […]