Some Very Special Books


Don’t we look bookish!?

We are thrilled with a recent donation from B’nai B’rith International. With titles like “We are all Atoms” and “Pepper the Porcupine,” these very special books were published as part of the Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge. This program invites high school students to develop innovate ways to teach lessons of diversity and tolerance to elementary-aged school children. Students working individually or as a team are asked to think about how tolerance and diversity can improve our world. The top three winners receive a college scholarship prize.

peppertheporcupineBooks reflecting the diversity of our community are in high demand at the Free Store for Teachers, and with these great messages of tolerance and diversity, we feel very fortunate to have made a connection with Melanie Marconi, of BDI-Events who in turn helped to secure these great books.

We can’t wait to put these out on the shelves of the Free Store, (if we can pry them away from the staff).

Read to a child. Read often.

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