Happy Martin Luther King Day, Everybody!
If your library is anything like mine then you have the day off. And while you lounge about in your pajama bottoms watching endless reruns of Cake Boss on DVR, I’ve at least two links today that I’d care to share.
First off, a more than legitimate question: “Where Are the Great Martin Luther King Jr. Books?” For kids specifically. Don’t dismiss the question. The answer isn’t as obvious as you might think.
The second is a piece I aided and abetted. A Canadian publication called Bunch Family interviewed me for a piece called How to Talk to Kids About Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights. I didn’t have time to link to it last year, so up it goes today. Enjoy!
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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