Youth Education

Youth Book Corner: Asian Heritage Month

To commemorate Asian Heritage Month, our Outreach Coordinator, Leena Desai, recommends some books that celebrate Asian culture and history.

Bracelets for Bina’s Brothers
Written by Rajani LaRocca, illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat

The Hindu observance of Raksha Bandhan is when sisters tie bands or bracelets around the wrists of their brothers and in turn the brothers promise to protect their sisters.

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Youth Book Corner: Climate Education Week

April 22 was Earth Day and today marks the last day of Climate Education Week. This week aims to mobilize students by educating them about how they can contribute towards taking positive steps to protect the environment.

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Youth Book Corner: World Art Day

April 15 was World Art Day, an observance established by the UNESCO to “promote the development, diffusion and enjoyment of art.” Art, of course, plays a huge role in children’s literature.

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Youth Book Corner: National Poetry Month

The month of April is celebrated as National Poetry Month. To commemorate this occasion, our Outreach Coordinator Leena Desai has compiled a list of interesting facts about this observance and activities to do with students.

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