April 4, 2022 by Mary Ann Cappiello
One Wish: Fatima al-Fihri and the World’s Oldest University is a gorgeous introduction into the medieval Islamic world, the thriving city of Fez, and the ongoing cultural and scientific discoveries and exchanges of the Islamic Golden Age. It also demonstrates the power of one woman’s determination to bring education to girls and women, an action that has transformed lives and reverberated over 1,200 years.
September 8, 2021 by Mary Ann Cappiello
In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers offers tweens and teens the opportunity to use our historic grief to see anew - right now, when we need it most - our collective responsibility towards one another.
September 14, 2020 by Erika Thulin Dawes
“I’m not coming back ever again.” A young girl stomps out her anger and frustration as she walks with Momma at the end of the first day of school. The source of her distress? No one could pronounce her name. “Not even the teacher?” queries Momma? As they pass by a street musician, Momma offers some advice: “Tell her your name is a song.”
by Colby Sharp
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Grace Enriquez
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
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