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Watch educator and author Alvin Irby explain the reading challenges that many Black children face and tell us what culturally competent educators do to help all children identify as readers.
School is out! Help your child avoid the pitfalls of "summer slide." We Are LIT bookshop owner shares three simple solutions to help parents keep their child off the slippery summer slide! If your child loves to read…congratulations! You may proceed straight to We Are LIT’s Young Readers Summer Collection for your eager reader’s next great book! However, if getting your child to read is equivalent to pulling teeth.
Throughout American history black people are the only group of people to have been forbidden by law to learn to read. This expansive collection seeks to shed light on that injustice, putting some of America’s most cherished voices in a conversation in one magnificent volume that presents reading as an act of resistance.
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