Ever since the November 2022 release of Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, we’ve promised readers a resource to help them dive deeper into the rich material of the text. You’ve waited, patiently reading and watching…and now it’s finally here!
We’re delighted to announce the official Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults teaching guide. Read on to download this free resource and discover upcoming events with the creators!
Whether you’re participating in the CSLP or iREAD program this year, we’ve got books that inspire joyful reading. Here are some wonderful book lists that support your library’s theme:
“Summer is a critical time for literacy skills. Things like decoding, letter knowledge, and word reading skills are very susceptible to decay without frequent practice.”
James Kim, an assistant professor of education at Harvard University
The weather outside may be frightful, but planning summer reading can be delightful. ESSER and Title I Funding makes it possible to send students home with take-home book packs that build literacy skills and engage the entire family. Here are some ways to get books into the hands of students this summer:
Many students are not reading at grade level. Help striving readers build reading stamina and stay engaged with high-interest/low-level content. The more a student reads, the better reader they will become.
This roundup highlights a wide range of dynamic titles for elementary, middle, and high school audiences. From graphic novels and celebrity biographies to survival stories and edgy YA fiction, there is something here for every interest.
On January 20 we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Black History Month in February is just around the corner. Whether you’re looking for books to use in library displays, collecting book lists to share with readers, or looking for titles to complement curriculum, this comprehensive list contains many fantastic books for readers in grades PreK-12 you’ll want to consider.