(This is a guest post by J.F. (Jenny) Fox, a mother, author, school book committee chairperson, and library advocate. She lives in New York City, where her sons attend public school in Brooklyn. Her books include Friday Night Wrestlefest (Roaring Brook) and the Head-to-Head History series (Kids Can Press). Her website is: jffox.com. Twitter: @bookishfox.… Continue reading School Librarians Are Critical to Students’ Literacy: Why There Should Be One in Every NYC Public School!
(This is a guest post by Elora Tocci, Associate Director of Communications at the Robertson Center at Success Academy.) As a former librarian, acclaimed YA author, co-founder of CAKE Literary, and COO of We Need Diverse Books, Dhonielle Clayton has some stories to tell. On Tuesday, November 19, she came to the Robertson Center —… Continue reading The Radical Power of Books: How to Use Diverse, Engaging Stories to Set Students Free