Marley Dias, 15-year-old author, activist and founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, is the host and executive producer of new Netflix series “Bookmarks” featuring celebs, including Lupita Nyong’o, Jill Scott and Common, reading children's books by Black authors
@scontrerasGCS motivates us to provide students w/ mirrors & windows of experience. Jennifer Hill Mendenhall thinks the library is just the place. Mirrorboard paper to show "reflections" as you find a book. "Window" scene to depict the literary journey at return. #MirrorsWindows
“In any art you’re allowed to steal anything if you can make it better.”
On Hemingway's birthday, his advice on writing, ambition, and the essential books every aspiring writer should read: brainpickings.org/2016/01/04…
Today in the library: tiny kindergartener picked up a copy of Big Hair, Don't Care by @CSwainBates, pointed to the girl on the cover, then herself. Said w/ such delight: "Look, her skin matches my skin!"
Imagine NOT seeing yourself in books.