Thursday, October 5, 2017

Resources

I'm giving a couple talks ("Putting the Books to Work" and "The Books are Not Enough") and these are the resources I mention. Posting this here for any attendees that need it:

Places to Help Find Diverse Books

We Need Diverse Books website
Our Story Book Discovery App
Nerdy Book Club
Lots of links from Lee & Low

Ways to Bring Diversity into Your Child's Reading Life

The BookStop (posts include the reading suggestion sheets text and the booklist): http://www.gracelinblog.com/search/label/book%20stop

Selling Diversity Cheat Sheet: http://www.gracelin.com/media/press/diversitycheatsheet.pdf

If you like this classic book, you'll like this diverse one: https://www.whatdowedoallday.com/like-classic-book-love-diverse-book/

WNDB Summer Reading Series: http://weneeddiversebooks.org/summer-reading-series/

Reading Without Walls Reading Challenge: http://read.macmillan.com/mcpg/reading-without-walls/#challenge

Grace's TEDxtalk: https://youtu.be/_wQ8wiV3FVo


Creative Activities to Do with Grace's Books

Activity Book and Event Kit (Go on Minli's Journey) for Where the Mountain Meets the Moon: http://www.gracelin.com/content.php?page=wherethemountainmeetsthemoon&display=activities

Readers' Theater with Starry River of The Sky and more:
http://www.gracelin.com/content.php?page=starryriver&display=activities

Elaborate Readers' Theater (for the ambitious) and activities for When the Sea Turned to Silver:
http://www.gracelin.com/content.php?page=whentheseaturnedtosilver&display=activities

One Book Programs with Where the Mountain Meets the Moon:
http://www.gracelinblog.com/search/label/one%20book%20program

Ways Grace's books have been integrated in schools: http://www.gracelinblog.com/search/label/school%20visits