Reading to Children: African American Authors - National Council of Teachers of English

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Reading to Children: African American Authors

February 9, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Online program featuring the reading of three picture books by African American authors for elementary school students. Magnolia Flower, by Zora Neale Hurston, adapted by Ibram X. Kendi;  Box: Henry Brown mails himself to freedom, by Carole Weatherford; and This is the R0pe: a story from the great Migration, by Jacqueline Woodson.


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