A Cinderella Story

In honor of the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, here is a list of various versions of Cinderella from cultures around the world.    

Argument for the Inclusion of the Arts in Education

The United States has been moving away from teaching the arts in its public schools. This article discusses how the arts impact problem-solving skills in a positive way.

The Importance of Diversified Reading Lists

Marley Dias is a role model.  Let us encourage her on her journey to bring awareness to the importance of how multicultural children need to read about characters who look like them.  The article contains a reading list. .via 10 Children’s Books With Black Girl Protagonists

Richard Wright

Originally posted on Identity Books :
“Richard Nathaniel Wright (September 4, 1908 – November 28, 1960) was an American author of sometimes controversial novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerns racial themes, especially related to the plight of African Americans during the late 19th to mid-20th centuries, who suffered discrimination and violence in…


Originally posted on Poet's Corner:
By Charles Robert Lindholm   2-24-2017   4:50 a.m.  I wait for her each morning in the backside of the night in the final hours of darkness just before, the dawn’s first light  I long for her arrival so in darkness I can see and I listen like a lover to…

Encouraging Children to Read

via 6 Tips to Encourage Your Child to Read ‹ Dayne Sislen Children’s Book Illustration ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

Writing with Children Helps Them to Become Better Readers

This is a wonderful post that shows how literacy can be encouraged at an early age by family members.  Enjoy the pictures that are drawn by the child. via Story writing with the grandson ‹ Connect ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton