Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr.

Book Diversity

In honor of Dr. King’s birthday, I wanted to reshare this post from two years ago. As this post from NPR points out, the diversity of characters in children’s books today does not come close to reflecting the diversity of … Continue reading



Filed under Building Readers, Celebrate!, Child Development & DAP

Happy Birthday Peter: 50 Years of The Snowy Day

In the muggy heat of the summer of 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the now famous “I Have a Dream” speech.  He spoke of his dream for a future where children of all races could walk together and “not be judged by the color … Continue reading



Filed under Building Readers, Positive Guidance and Social Skills