By Alice Meichsner
Welcome to Sesame Street®! Home of Elmo, Bert and Ernie, Cookie Monster, Grover and many more beloved characters, this neighborhood of fuzzy monsters has been teaching audiences for generations.
Join your favorite furry friends this spring as they explore emotions, science, careers, and more! Young readers will learn essential life skills for managing their emotions and conflict resolution along with developing a love for learning, science, and more. Read on to find out what our friends on Sesame Street have to share!
Meet Enly Wu Lewis, aspiring musician. He’s determined to go to band camp, but with his mother working two jobs and saving every penny for his older brother’s college tuition, he’s going to have to earn enough money himself. Enly decides to earn money busking on the streets of Altamont, but a series of misadventures upend his plans.
Author Jennie Liu joins us today to discuss writing Enly and the Buskin’ Blues. Read on to find the free downloadable discussion guide!
We’ve gathered an array of immigration-centric fiction and nonfiction, from real-world experiences of teen refugees and Dreamers, reflections on identities rooted in two distinctly different cultures, and a heart-warming picture book about welcoming a refugee family. These books reveal incredible courage and fortitude.
On the eve of World War II, the Czech Kindertransport rescued 669 children from Nazi persecution. The new nonfiction picture book Stars of the Night: The Courageous Children of the Czech Kindertransport by Caren Stelson and illustrated by Selina Alko sensitively tells the powerful true story of the children’s journey to safety from their collective perspective.
Read on to learn about author Caren Stelson’s research, creative decisions for the voice of the book, and her special trip to meet Nick Winton, son of Nicholas Winton.
The green comet, also known as Comet 2022 E3 (ZTF), has been making headlines as it passes by Mars in the night sky. Discovered just 11 months ago, this comet is estimated to have a solar orbit of 50,000 years — meaning that we are the first humans to see it, and we may be the last!
The green comet is an especially good classroom topic for a number of reasons: