Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature News

Professor: List of Earth Day Books for Kids of All Ages

Earth Day began on April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets to raise awareness about the environment, climate change, and endangered species. “Any holiday or observance is a great time to promote literacy for children and teens of all ages,” says Cindy Welch, associate director of UT’s Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.

Professor: President’s Day Books for Kids of All Ages

Kids of all ages can celebrate President’s Day through books that explore past presidents, what it’s like to live at the White House, and even presidential pets. Grab your own future presidential candidate and spend some time reading together.