Tag: Library Lessons

Saving American Beach

Summary AASL Standards Framework for Learners: Inquire/Think I.A.1 Learners display curiosity and initiative by formulating questions about a personal interest or a curricular topic. What would compel you to give up everything and fight for justice? For opera singer MaVynee Betsch, it was saving… Continue Reading “Saving American Beach”

Sonny’s Bridge: Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins Finds His Groove by Barry Wittenstein

Summary Sonny Rollins was born during the Harlem Renaissance; a time when jazz exploded all over the city. The movement cultivated genius musicians who grabbed the attention of music lovers everywhere. One entertainer caught Sonny Rollins’s eye. His name was Louis Jordan, and his… Continue Reading “Sonny’s Bridge: Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins Finds His Groove by Barry Wittenstein”

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

Summary Yuyi Morales reminds us how important libraries are in her book Dreamers. When Morales first arrived in America with her young son, she didn’t know how to speak English. She was afraid and unsure of her new surroundings. One day, she visited the… Continue Reading “Dreamers by Yuyi Morales”

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