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Assuring Access To Literacy For Incarcerated Teens

LITERACY SPOTLIGHT: LITERACY FOR INCARCERATED TEENS From realistic YA fiction to memoirs and manga, students at Passages (a New York City Department of Education school network that serves youth ages 16 and younger in secure and non-secure detention) read what any other students would, with Walter Dean Myers and Coe Booth being two favorites. The […]

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Jane Addams Winner Malala Yousafzai’s Biopic “Gul Makai’ Depicts Her Speaking Out For Girls & Education

FIRST LOOK OF MALALA YOUSAFZAI’S BIOPIC ‘GUL MAKAI’ REVEALED The first motion poster of Gul Makai, a biopic on Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai, the courageous Pakistani activist who defied Taliban, was unveiled Tuesday. The poster depicts a young girl holding open a book while an explosion takes place on the book. READ MORE… ______________________________________________________ […]

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Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Name Removed From Book Award & Good Reads For This July 4th

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE CONTROVERSY: LAURA INGALLS WILDER’S NAME REMOVED FROM BOOK AWARD A division of the American Library Association voted unanimously Saturday to strip Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from a major children’s literature award over concerns about how the author referred to Native Americans and blacks. The author Jacqueline Woodson, known for award-winning books including Brown Girl Dreaming and Another Brooklyn, will […]

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