create & celebrate a nation of diverse readers
The poetry of [‘Black Girl Dreaming’] gave me a mirror: I saw myself, and it felt like a book told my story for the first time.
YA Author Chat
Four young adult authors—J. Elle (Wings of Ebony), Margarita Engle (With a Star in My Hand), Loan Le (A Phở Love Story), and Britteny Morris (The Cost of Knowing)—discuss why diverse books matter for all students as part of a moderated conversation led by educator Tanya Johnson Martin.
All Kinds of Ways to Celebrate with Stories
Book Club Basics
Emerging readers will race through QUIX short chapter books!
Here’s What We’re Reading...
Spread Your Wings
Embrace New Beginnings
Explore Ancestry and Identity
Lend a Hand
Try Something New
Explore Families and History
Play With Stories
Nurture a Sense of Belonging
Activist, author, and NEA’s Read Across America Ambassador Marley Dias makes a reading connection with author Supriya Kelkar about Strong as Fire, Fierce as Flame featured middle grade book for May.