Some links to help start the week off right:
- In honor of Black History Month, the Brown Bookshelf is featuring a different artist/author of color every day in February.
- School Library Journal released their 2013 Battle of the Books bracket!
- Maya Angelou on Shakespeare, reminding us about how literature touches us across race, age, and era.
- Speaking of Shakespeare, did you know he invented the word bedazzled?
- Cool breakdown of American dialects.
- Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird is a great source of writerly inspiration. Here’s a breakdown of some tips from that book.
- Another reason to love Dr. Seuss–he was a hat aficionado.
- The only good thing about voicemails–the fiction they can inspire.
- Attention, teachers and librarians! You could win a mini-grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation.