by Carol Hinz, Editorial Director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books
I hope everyone reading this post is doing well in these strange and sometimes scary times. My two kids–O., age 9, and M., age 6–had spring break in mid-March, followed by an additional week off. I interviewed them for the blog back in 2017, and I thought it would be a good time to check in with them about their experiences these past couple of weeks. Read More
School closures are a challenge for everyone involved.
Closures due to weather or other problems usually only last for a few days.
Districts facing closures due to coronavirus or other epidemics may have to
look for ways to help their students continue to learn even during a relatively
lengthy time away from their school building.
by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager
“Pandemic” is a word that we’re seeing a lot more than usual in the news. Most of us are more familiar with the term “epidemic,” but what’s the difference? In Pandemic: How Climate, the Environment, and Superbugs Increase the Risk, author Connie Goldsmith shares a quick rundown of terms: