The world is changing every day. I want our classroom libraries to change along with it. Books are a great way to open up doors for conversations and supporting a dialogue of what is happening in the world.
Books offer a way for students to feel like they matter and are represented in their classroom.
Books also offer insight into another person's worldview. It gives them a way to learn about their classmates in a different way.
Through the pandemic, we prepared book bags for the students to pick up each week so they could keep reading even though they weren't in school. This is a great way for not only our class to have meaningful discussions, but homes in our community as well. Having these diverse options can truly benefit our small community.
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