Posts Tagged "Dion Graham"

28 Days: Audio Performances Promote African American History

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Theme: African American, Theme: Audiobooks, Theme: History (US) | 0 comments

Curious City DPW loves when books come alive for young readers. Live Oak Media has recorded the non-fiction picture book 28 DAYS: Moments in Black History That Changed the World by Charles R. Smith Jr. and illustrated by Shane W. Evans and AudioFile Magazine is offering one excerpt each day of the 28 days of African American History Month. Creative director Dion Graham has choreographed an astounding production with performances that include Dion Graham himself, William Jackson Harper,  Zainab Jah, January LaVoy, Robin Miles, Lizan Mitchell,  Jonathan, Earl Peck and Carter Redwood....

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X: A Novel : Free MP3 Download of Malcolm X’s Teen Years

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers, Theme: African American, Theme: Audiobooks, Theme: History (US), Theme: Reluctant Reader, Theme: Social Justice | 3 comments

Celebrate Malcolm X’s 90th Birthday with a Spoken Word Performance of His Teen Years! Meet Malcolm X Before He Knew He Was Destined to Fight for #BlackLivesMatter!   FREE MP3 SPOKEN WORD  On 5/21/15 a free MP3 audiobook download of the acclaimed young adult novel X: A Novel will be available for one week.  Readers who grab that file between 5/21/15 (8 AM EST) and 5/27/15  will be able to keep the spoken word performance of Malcolm X’s teenage years indefinitely.   SIGN UP VIA TEXT You can sign-up on the spot to get a text alert when the download file becomes available....

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Curious City Archives: She Loved Baseball: Book Trailer

Posted by on Aug 21, 2010 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers, Theme: African American, Theme: Physical Fitness, Theme: Women's History, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

SHE LOVED BASEBALL African American History Biography Book Trailer Best Users: Librarians, Educators, Physical Education Instructors   Best Audience: Children Grades 00-05   BOOK TRAILER This 2010 production for the “Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year” honored book was voiced by award-winning audiobook narrator and actor Dion Graham and choreographed with Don Tate’s illustrations.   DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCES Guide created by author and educator Natalie Dias Lorenzi. Download She Loved Baseball: Educator's Guide   ABOUT THE BOOK She Loved...

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