[…] Hot off the press, the brand new Hats of Faith board book has taken the children’s literature world by storm.
The message and purpose are powerful: to advocate for a discussion of tolerance and acceptance of world religions starting at birth.
And when you know the person across from you loves reading as well, it’s something you share off the bat.” The idea came about in the fall when Mary Prisbrey, newly hired as the branch’s librarian, was asked by her manager to find ways of drawing in young professionals.
Through Google, she discovered a library in Fargo, N. The concept is simple: Each person brings two or three books he or she is reading or already loves and uses them to spark conversation.
Their slogan states “we have founding mothers, not founding fathers.”. C., the National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to recognizing women’s creative contributions. S., there are wonderful museums and monuments celebrating the amazing contributions of women.
As fun as International Women’s Day is to celebrate, it should not begin and end on March 8th.
“Books can show an intimate part of you,” she said.
The baobab tree is also where the Senegalese bury their “griots” who are the singers/drummers at celebrations like the Sabar.While living in West Africa in the country of Mauritania, Women’s Day is celebrated by having a Sabar.Relatively unknown in the West, the Wolof and Serer cultures of the Senegambia region use the powerful and symbolic djembe drums to hold a Sabar for International Women’s Day as well as other events.This year, the theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Be Bold for Change’.The IWD organization is challenging both men and women to call on the masses or call on yourself to help forge a better working world – a more inclusive, gender equal world.
Ways you can do this are to: Learn about gender-focused groups and networks Enjoy women’s creativity Read gender related articles View International Women’s Day videos Join people around the world and #Pledge For Parity Most importantly, reading books, articles, and current events will keep you well informed. For events around the world this March and beyond, click HERE. Please join us in sharing your multicultural book lists, diverse children’s book reviews, literacy resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters.