Women’s History Month Book Collection

It’s Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, we have put together a special book collection highlighting the amazing ways women make history every day. These eight nonfiction picture books showcase remarkable achievements made by women in science, government, writing, and more! We enjoyed putting this small collection together and we hope you and your family enjoy reading these titles. Happy …

2019 Youth Media Awards Honor Diverse Picture Books

Among the winners and honorees of this year’s Youth Media Awards are a number of outstanding picture books featuring diverse children and communities.  Touching on gratitude and generosity, immigration and identity, friendship and family, here are some of my favorites. 

The Read – Winter 2018

CLI’s quarterly e-newsletter provides updates on CLI’s work with students and educators, inspiring stories from Literacy Champions in the communities they serve, and book recommendations to promote early literacy in school and at home.

The Read – Fall 2018

CLI’s quarterly e-newsletter provides updates on CLI’s work with students and educators, inspiring stories from Literacy Champions in the communities they serve, and book recommendations to promote early literacy in school and at home.

12-Year-Old Poet Shares Love of Literacy Through Fundraising Campaign

One of the greatest gifts literacy provides children is the ability to experience and explore new worlds, cultures, and ideas – all within the pages of a book. Matilda Bray, a 12-year-old student at Sol Feinstone Elementary in Newtown, Pa., knows this firsthand. “You can be whoever you want to in writing,” Matilda told Children’s Literacy Initiative. After a school …