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Programming with Curious City in May

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Curious City DPW has been BUSY these last few years creating programming and classroom experiences for astounding kidlit and for astounding community members like you. Recently, we added a Month-by-Month guide which invites you to pull books from your shelves to celebrate cultural and quirky holidays. Here is…May!   MAY International Respect for Chickens Day (May 4): Extraordinary Warren: Story Hour Kit Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Double Happiness: Origami Box & Poetry Activity When the Sea Turned to Silver: Activities When the Sea Turned to Silver: Reader’s Theater...

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Programming with Curious City in April

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Curious City DPW has been BUSY these last few years creating programming and classroom experiences for astounding kidlit and for astounding community members like you. Recently, we added a Month-by-Month guide which invites you to pull books from your shelves to celebrate cultural and quirky holidays. Here is…April!   April   National Walking Day* (Apr 5) Around the Neighborhood: Preschool Counting Story Hour & Counting Posters National Sibling Day (Apr 10) Always Twins: Story Hour Kit Cambodian New Year* (Apr 14, 2017): Either the Beginning or the End of the World: YA...

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KidLit Programming Month-to-Month

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

A big ROAR of gratitude to all the librarians, educators, literacy professionals, and families who have used Curious City DPW materials to engage readers and readers-to-be with children’s literature! With the craftiness of our intern, the stupendous Sophia, all of the current Curious City DPW materials have been sorted into a Month-by-Month Guide.   Look for programming opportunities by month and holiday.  We include everything from International Tiger Day to core cultural celebrations to library tours to summer reading!...

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Curious City Besties 2016: Board and Picture Books

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

CURIOUS CITY BESTIES 2016: Board & Picture Books Curious City declares their 2016 “Besties” — the 2016 children’s book releases that have been their constant companions this fine KidLit year! What picture book or board book will be a child’s “bestie”? What 2016 book will be your favorite companion? Illustration from THE NIAN MONSTER © Alina Chau ……………………………………………………… BOOKS FOR ALL AGES (That’s You Too, Adults)...

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Curious City Besties 2016 : Non-Fiction & Novels

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

CURIOUS CITY BESTIES 2016: Non-Fiction & Novels Curious City declares their 2016 “Besties” — the 2016 children’s book releases that have been their constant companions this fine KidLit year! What non-fiction book, chapter book, middle grade novel, or young adult novel will be a child’s “bestie”? What 2016 book will be your favorite companion? Illustration from THE NIAN MONSTER © Alina Chau ……………………………………………………… NON-FICTION...

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When the Sea Turned to Silver: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

WHEN THE SEA TURNED TO SILVER Poster and Exclusive Chapter Giveaway For Librarians, Educators & Chinese Cultural Organizations Serving Children Grades 03-07 15 random entrants will receive a poster and a booklet (with an exclusive chapter) thanks to Little, Brown & Grace Lin! ABOUT THE BOOK When the Sea Turned to Silver By Grace Lin Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers ISBN-13: 9780316125925 Lexile: 750L Age Range: 9 – 12 Years National Book Award Finalist! 5 Starred Reviews! Pinmei’s gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her...

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