"We are hosting a Read Woke Book Tasting that centers around diverse books and books about social injustices. Students are then going to create a PSA and module to help train other students. We are also going to have a Read Woke…"
"It is great to hear how well everyone is doing. I have met with the local manager and I gave him a certificate. We even took a picture. Our Fit Desk Bikes came in and students are signing up for the #ReadFit and #ReadWoke…"
"Hi! My name is Cicely Lewis and I am a high school librarian in Norcross, GA. I am so excited to be a recipient of the Dollar General grant! My high school services over 3,500 patrons and this is my third year as a school…"
On September 24th the YALSA board approved a Board Document that calls for the formation of a taskforce to reenvision the Teen Tech Week and Teen Read Week initiatives and create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to promote the importance of year-round teen services. If you are interested in being a… Continue reading
When I read Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds for the first time last year, I was completely overwhelmed–this story was about my students! So many of them have lost family and friends due to gun violence, and many of them have been faced with similar emotional tragedies in their… Continue reading
Every year the Teen Read Week Committee selects the recipients of the Teen Read Week grants funded by contributions from YALSA and Dollar General. Cynthia Shutts at the White Oak Public Library (IL) was awarded one of this year’s Teen Read Week grants to create a circulating board game collection… Continue reading