From Primers to Fairy Tales—Historical Children’s Literature
From primers meant to teach spelling and math, to fairy tales, historical children’s books tell historians and modern readers a great deal about the mores of a given time. Now anyone can explore more than 6,000 historical titles online through the University of Florida’sBaldwin Library of Historical Literature. The Library is known for comparative editions of books, with special emphasis on Robinson Crusoe, Pilgrim’s Progress, Aesop’s Fables, and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
REALM is a program sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) to publicly recognize excellent literary magazines produced by students with the support of their teachers. REALM is designed to encourage all schools to develop literary magazines that celebrate the art and craft of writing.
The BookmarkED 2023 Book Club is a one-of-a-kind online experience bringing together authors and artists with K–12 teachers to explore literacy in a whole new way. The event will be held from July 1 to 22, 2023, and everything is online in a user-friendly community platform.
Lois Lenski, children’s book author and 1946 Newbery medalist for Strawberry Girl, had a lifelong concern that all children have access to good books. Toward that end, the LoisLenski Covey Foundationgrants support bookmobile programs that serve children from disadvantaged populations.