March 25, 2020, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Join keynote speaker Dr. Debbie Reese and award-winning authors Jabari Asim, Ann Bausum, and Doreen Rappaport to explore how children's literature can help students better understand how people past and present have organized movements to achieve dignity and justice.
On December 3 and 5, 2019, please join Michelle Pearson, from the Western Regional Center of the Teaching with Primary Sources Program (a division of the Library of Congress) for a two-part webinar on the use of primary sources to bring history to life for your students.
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Closes January 17, 2020
Accession Number: PC100
Description: John F. Kennedy and crewmen of the PT-109. Back Row (L-R) Allan Webb, Leon Drawdy, Edgar Mauer, Edmund Drewitch, John Maguire, Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy (standing, far right). Front Row (L-R) Charles Harris, Maurice Kowal, Andrew Kirksey, and Lenny Thom. Solomon Islands.
Copyright: Public Domain
Thank you to all who participated in the 2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest. We appreciate your hard work and thoughtful submissions. Read the winning essay by Elazar Cramer, a senior at Maimonides School in Brookline, Massachusetts, and see a list of winners, finalists, semifinalists and honorable mentions.
Students examine how and why the Kennedy Administration might communicate differently in public and private in discussing US goals in Space.
May 9, 2019, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Join award-winning authors Joseph Bruchac, Lesa Cline-Ransome, Erica Armstrong Dunbar, and Pam Muñoz Ryan to explore how children's literature can shed light on people past and present who are seen as "other." For teachers of grades 3 to 8 and school librarians.