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An Interview with Saadia Faruqi

If you haven’t heard of Saadia Faruqi yet, you will soon because she seems to be everywhere at once these days. Her popular early reader series Yasmin has…

Nov 18, 2019  |  By Jennie McDonald
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Summer Reading

Reading opens the universe to children, so even if they stay close to home this summer, books can fire up their imaginations and take them far away. We…

Jun 3, 2019  |  By Valerie Fraser & Jennie McDonald
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Interview with Christopher Paul Curtis

Children’s books are the cornerstone of many of Center for the Collaborative Classroom‘s programs; in a way, the authors are our behind-the-scenes collaborators. We want teachers, administrators, students,…

May 3, 2019  |  By Jennie McDonald
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Tackling the Challenges of Implementing Diverse Libraries at Your School

Among the many roles Jill Eisenberg plays as Director of Curriculum and Literacy Strategy at Lee & Low Books, a critical one is working with schools across the…

Nov 20, 2018  |  By Jill Eisenberg
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How to Actually Implement More Diverse Libraries at Your School

Among the many roles Jill Eisenberg plays as Director of Curriculum and Literacy Strategy at Lee & Low Books, a critical one is working with schools across the…

Nov 12, 2018  |  By Jill Eisenberg
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Interview with Children’s Book Author and Poet Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield (May 17, 1929 – August 5, 2021) is a towering figure in the field of children’s literature. We were honored to interview Ms. Greenfield in 2018. She shared about her writing life, and in the process, touched on the topics of teaching, family, society, and growing up in Washington, DC.

Nov 12, 2018  |  By Jennie McDonald
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