Libraries, Literature & Learning

A collection about writers, their books, and more. It's all about literature and learning! Visit your school library to learn even more!

International Literacy Day (September 8)

TeenTober (October) 

Picture Book Month (November) 

World Storytelling Day (March 20)

World Poetry Day (March 21)

School Library Month (April) 

National Library Week (April) 

National Poetry Month (April) 

Children's Day/Book Day - El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día) April 30

National Children's Book Week (May) 

Book Lovers Day (August 9)

* Find a list of events on the ALA (American Library Association) website

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Matt Christopher's Books | National Book Month
Matt Christopher's Books | National Book Month

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Books by Matt Christopher: All-Star Fever Baseball Flyhawk Baseball Jokes and Riddles Baseball Pals The Basket Counts Catch that Pass Catcher with a Glass Arm Center Court Sting Challenge at Second...
Matt Christopher | National Book Month
Matt Christopher | National Book Month

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Matt Christopher transformed his love for sports into the setting for his numerous books for young readers. Baseball, basketball, soccer, football, hockey, mountainbiking, snowboarding, tennis - you...
Ching Yeung Russell | National Book Month
Ching Yeung Russell | National Book Month

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It is difficult enough to write a book in English, but can you imagine being able to write in two different languages? Author Ching Yeung Russell was born in China and her first stories were written...
Dinah Johnson | National Book Month
Dinah Johnson | National Book Month

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Dinah Johnson is a children's book author and a professor of English who specializes in African-American children's literature. In Dinah Johnson's book, All Around Town, we experience the lives of...
Betsy Byars' Books | National Book Month
Betsy Byars' Books | National Book Month

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Books by Betsy Byars: The Midnight Fox Trouble River The Summer of the Swans The House of Wings The Winged Colt of Casa Mia The 18th Emergency After the Goat Man The TV Kid The Pinballs The Cartoonist...
Betsy Byars | National Book Month
Betsy Byars | National Book Month

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Betsy Byars is an author of over 60 books for young people. Her book Summer of the Swans won the Newbery medal in 1971, and her works have been translated into nineteen different languages! Betsy and...
What Can You Write About? | National Book Month
What Can You Write About? | National Book Month

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You probably have some ideas about your story now. Look at your field notes and the rest of your research. What in the world can you write about? For more information on April Pulley Sayre's books...