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MAY 3-9 We Are LIT believes the passion for reading is ignited when a child has access to books by which they can see themselves through characters in fun, vibrant stories! LEARN MORE "Children’s Book Week, established in 1919, is not only a celebration of books, but of connection. It is a vehicle to unite kids and adults with books, authors, and illustrators in order to foster a love of reading." -Every Child a Reader Reading is a Superpower! Every Child a Reader is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that creates and supports programs that strive to make the reading and enjoyment...

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Four-part virtual book club series for YA novel Punching the Air will take place every Wednesday in October at 2:00 p.m. ET on Zoom with authors Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam.

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Living Lively combines recipes with advice and insights from dynamic, relatable young women and leaders who are activating their power every day, doing what they love, and making an impact.

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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.

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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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