READING = HOPE x CHANGE (What’s Your Equation?)

I simply got here again from the inauguration of Jacqueline Woodson because the sixth Nationwide Ambassador for Younger Individuals’s Literature on the Library of Congress. The Nationwide Ambassador program — co-sponsored by the Library of Congress, the Kids’s E book Council, and Each Baby a Reader — was created in 2008 to “raise national awareness of the importance of young people’s literature as it relates to literacy, education and the betterment of the lives of young people.” Ms. Woodson rightfully joins a veritable Who’s Who of kids’s and younger grownup…

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Meet Juana Medina! | Reading Rockets

Juana Medina was born in Bogotá, Colombia, the place she has stated that her drawings acquired her in bother along with her academics. Fortunately for the kids’s e book world, Juana has turned her creative abilities to writing and illustrating. Juana obtained the celebrated 2017 Pura Belpre Award for Juana and Lucas (Candlewick), certain to be the primary of many honors. She studied on the Rhode Island College of Design (RISD) the place she additionally taught. Juana at present teaches at George Washington College in Washington, D.C. and continues to…

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Meet Juana Medina! | Reading Rockets

Juana Medina was born in Bogotá, Colombia, the place she has stated that her drawings obtained her in bother together with her lecturers. Fortunately for the kids’s guide world, Juana has turned her creative expertise to writing and illustrating. Juana obtained the celebrated 2017 Pura Belpre Award for Juana and Lucas (Candlewick), positive to be the primary of many honors. She studied on the Rhode Island College of Design (RISD) the place she additionally taught. Juana at the moment teaches at George Washington College in Washington, D.C. and continues to…

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