The Diverse Book Finder website

Diverse BookFinderThis is a resource many parents have been searching for. It is searchable and each book includes a brief synopsis of the content. I did not see ratings or reviews, so I am hesitant to rely on it as a sole resource, but hopefully those features will be added as the site grows.

 

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I Read Because: A Book Tasting Library Orientation | Expect the Miraculous

Library orientation is the epitome of the old adage about “Involve me and I learn.”

This blog post about a library tasting orientation has some wonderful insight.

 

Source: I Read Because: A Book Tasting Library Orientation | Expect the Miraculous

Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources: Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression | Knowledge Quest

Pairing primary sources with a picture book can give students an opportunity to explore what perspective is shared and why the person who created the sources shared the perspective.

Source: Pairing Picture Books and Primary Sources: Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression | Knowledge Quest