March is Women’s History Month, and books are a great way to teach kids of all ages about inspirational female historical figures.
Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature News
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.
Celebrate the written word of African American culture at the African American Read-In from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, February 24, in the Mary Greer Room of Hodges Library.
Kids of all ages can celebrate Black History Month through books that explore rich contributions that have been made by African Americans.
The School of Information Sciences will be collecting books for children in Sevier County who lost their possessions in the recent wildfires.
The Best of the Best is a daylong series of talks about books for children and teens focused on materials published since July 2015.
Cindy Welch, the associate director at the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature believes books are a great tool to answer questions children may ask about the upcoming Olympic Games.
The McClung Museum and the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature (CCYAL) have partnered to create reading lists related to the museum’s galleries for children and young adults.
Students interested in researching past and current trends in children’s and young adult literature now can do so at UT, thanks to a new doctoral specialization that will be offered starting this fall.
This week’s partnership spotlight is on the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. CCYAL promotes the use of literature in the education and lives of children and young adults.