Join our Winter Reading Challenge!

We are delighted to invite you to join a Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Lerner and hosted by Beanstack. Our goal is to support school and public libraries in the US and Canada, and our theme is “Read for a Better World”, encouraging readers of all ages to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. We’ll provide digital access to all books in the challenge and there are prizes, including books, collections, and virtual author visits, for participating institutions.

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Indigenous Peoples Day

Yesterday was Indigenous Peoples Day. Below you’ll find a list of books that cover Indigenous history, people or fictional characters, as well as an interesting resource to find out which Indigenous lands you’re living on.

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Nonfiction November – Sign Up Today!

This November, we’re celebrating nonfiction with a book-a-day read-aloud. Join us! Each Sunday, you’ll get an email with the week’s video links along with related books, teaching guides, and other resources. Learn more and sign up below!

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Students Fight Banned Books and Win!

To close out Banned Books Week, we’d like to draw your attention to Central York, PA, where the student-led Central York Banned Book Club protested their school board’s banning of more than 200 books and other educational material by or about people of color – and won. We salute those students and their efforts! Read on for more about how this year’s Banned Books Week is different, and which Lerner titles were on the Central York School District’s list.

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