Posts Tagged "Atheneum Books for Young Readers"

The Youngest Marcher: Share & Win Illustration Art

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers | 0 comments

  Audrey Faye Hendricks was just 9-years-old in 1963 when Martin Luther King asked the people of Birmingham to “fill the jails.”  Audrey was “the youngest marcher” in the Children’s March, joining 3,000 other children in prison. Illustrator Vanessa Brantley Newton and Curious City are celebrating Audrey during Women’s History Month by giving away 10 signed prints from the acclaimed picture book The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson (Atheneum Books for Young Readers).   WIN ONE OF VANESSA’S PRINTS! How to Enter?   1. Share the book...

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The Youngest Marcher: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 2 comments

African American History Month Picture Book Giveaway We gave away 24 individual copies of The Youngest Marcher to Educators, Librarians, and Community Organizers Serving Grades K-4. Thank you to Atheneum Books for Young Readers! THE BOOK The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist By Cynthia Levinson Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that proves you’re never too little...

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The Storyteller: Activities for Educators, Librarians & Readers

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, KidLit Tool: Discussion Questions, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, Theme: Community Service & Service Learning, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

THE STORYTELLER Activities for Educators, Librarians & Readers Best Users: Educators, Librarians, Community Groups, Families Best Audience: Children Grades 02-05   ABOUT THE ACTIVITY The tales in award-winning picture book The Storyteller by Evan Turk (Atheneum Books for Young Readers) pay tribute to the legendary stories told in the public squares of Morocco, and the artwork honors the colors and symbolism of the country’s traditional carpets. The following activities play with the themes and images of the book and offer readers deeper exploration.     AL-GARRAB: Quench...

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