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We Are The People: Tad Andracki

April 20, 2017

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Tad Andracki has worked with We The People for two years now. He finds books by authors of color that most of us seem to have missed and he’s truly understands social justice as he’s able to apply it so well to his reading. Tad works as a middle school librarian, serves on the Newbery […]

NEH Crowdsources NonFiction Reading Lists

January 7, 2013

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is asking for our help in creating reading lists for elementary, middle and high schools students. The Summertime Nonfiction reading list will reflect Common Core standards while encouraging students to read science, history and biographies for their own enjoyment. The public is asked to suggest books and a […]

Summer Reading Matters

May 24, 2012

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Ahh! Summer! OOOoo!!┬áSummer Reading! Each season seems to temper our reading selection and summer seems to be the time to stop meeting expectations and read to truly enjoy whether it be a pile of classics, a newly purchased paperback romance or the ESPN magazines that have been stacking up all year. It’s easier to get […]

2008 Summer Reading Initiative

May 11, 2008

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U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings; Wendy Bhagat, senior vice president, First Book; and Heidi Kilgras, editorial director, Random House Children’s Books today announced the availability of free books through the 2008 Summer Reading Initiative. Announced at Edward Brooke Charter School in Boston, Mass., the Initiative marks the first stage of a national distribution of […]