In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial, Shawn and I are joining the team at Harvard's StoryWish and Chesterwood to discuss how rigorous research into the archives helped us create the book MONUMENT MAKER: Daniel Chester French and the Lincoln Memorial. How many blocks of marble did it to make the Lincoln statue? Why is one hand on the statue in a fist while the other is open? Why is the book mostly done in black and white? We'll be answering these questions and more!
Books that Inspire Positive Social action, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Inclusivity (NERD CAMP PA, JULY 15, 2 pm ET. I can’t wait to get #nErDy at this FREE literacy “unconference” for educators, librarians, and others with a passion for children’s & YA lit. I’ll be joining Michelle Schaub (author, Kindness is a Kite String),
I’ve been thinking about all those young ones at home with a lot of time and not a lot to do. 💜 Here's a little art challenge & book give-away just for them. This one is open to "kids" of all ages, including 14 and up. Deadline for submissions