Black lives matter. In the weeks since George Floyd’s death, some strides have been made at various levels towards supporting that statement, but racism is systemic, and it has a long history. The work that has just been getting started needs to be sustained in the long run in order for there to be lasting change, and it starts with the individual. So, as readers, as writers, as lovers of the written word, what can you do to support the BLM movement? We have three ideas.
If there was a word we could pick for 2020, it would be resilience. The Coronavirus pandemic has caused us all to adjust, to innovate, to create, to pause. Our resilience in the face of a global crisis is evident, and it is a beautiful thing to witness. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to find inspiration or motivation. There is no doubt that this is hard, which is why we’ve put together a list of ten books that will inspire you. Regardless of age, genre, or interest, this list has a book for you!
As healthcare professionals battle COVID-19 across the world, many of us are stuck at home, either working from home or studying through online classes. For the safety of ourselves and others, the best way for us to help is to continue practicing social distancing.
However, even for bookworms, reading all by your lonesome can get a bit monotonous when faced with being home for extended periods of time. To help, we’ve compiled a list of things book lovers can do while staying at home!
March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's birthday, but it's also National Read Across America Day, a holiday that celebrates the joys of reading! The day also brings awareness to the importance of literacy and advocates the National Education Association's (NEA) mission of motivating kids to read more.