U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recognizes September 16 as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, encouraging Americans to reflect on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and what it means to be a U.S. citizen. On their website, they provide resources …Continue reading →
Grandparents, today is a perfect day to share your wisdom, perspective and stories with your families! In Pat’s colorful bilingual picture book The Bakery Lady/La señora de la panadería, Mónica yearns to be a baker like her grandparents. Readers will …Continue reading →
This year marks the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day and UNESCO is celebrating it under the banner “Reading the Past, Writing the Future.” International Literacy Day 2016 celebrates and honors the past five decades of national and international engagement, …Continue reading →
With the beginning of a new school year, educators prepare to guide and inspire their students to be imaginative, literate, critical thinkers and lifelong learners. What a challenge! In ZING! Seven Creativity Practices for Educators & Students, Pat proposes seven …Continue reading →
The American Library Association annually sponsors Library Card Sign-up Month. This year they’re asking librarians, parents and kids to share how the library makes you happy. Post your comments, photo or video to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #LibraryHappinessIs.