Modern First Library: Divya Srinivasan on Mama (Amma)

The BookPeople Modern First Library Initiative: Pairing beloved picture books that will never go out of style along with other favorites that reflect the diverse, global society of the 21st century, we’ve set out to make building a thoughtful library for any child in your life easy. Joining us this afternoon is local author and illustrator Divya Srinivasan, … Continue reading Modern First Library: Divya Srinivasan on Mama (Amma)

Modern First Library: Starting the Conversation with AISD Educators

The BookPeople Modern First Library Initiative: Pairing beloved picture books that will never go out of style along with other favorites that reflect the diverse, global society of the 21st century, we’ve set out to make building a thoughtful library for any child in your life easy. Joining us this afternoon are three educators from Austin Independent … Continue reading Modern First Library: Starting the Conversation with AISD Educators

Angie Manfredi on the Modern First Library: “Everett Anderson was my first.”

The BookPeople Modern First Library Initiative: Pairing beloved picture books that will never go out of style along with other favorites that reflect the diverse, global society of the 21st century, we’ve set out to make building a thoughtful library for any child in your life easy. Today in the Modern First Library blog series, we have … Continue reading Angie Manfredi on the Modern First Library: “Everett Anderson was my first.”

Phoebe Yeh on the Modern First Library: I Need a Diverse Book

The BookPeople Modern First Library Initiative: Pairing beloved picture books that will never go out of style along with other favorites that reflect the diverse, global society of the 21st century, we’ve set out to make building a thoughtful library for any child in your life easy. Today in the Modern First Library blog series, we have … Continue reading Phoebe Yeh on the Modern First Library: I Need a Diverse Book

Chris Barton on the Modern First Library

Chris Barton, local author and one of the founders of BookPeople's Modern First Library, joins us today in our Modern First Library series. Barton is the author of ten books for children, most recently 88 Instruments and Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions--illustrated by fellow Austinite Don Tate. Check out the inception of the Modern … Continue reading Chris Barton on the Modern First Library

Elizabeth Bluemle – Curiosity, Open Minds, Lively Interest

This is the final month in a series of author guest posts about diversity in children’s literature and the BookPeople Modern First Library initiative. We’ve enjoyed many posts by local Austin authors and now look forward to sharing guest posts written by national authors. For more about BookPeople’s Modern First Library initiative, and for more recommendations of wonderful … Continue reading Elizabeth Bluemle – Curiosity, Open Minds, Lively Interest

Yuyi Morales: I Am My Hero and So Are You!

This is the second month in a series of author guest posts about diversity in children’s literature and the BookPeople Modern First Library initiative. We’ve enjoyed many posts by local Austin authors and now look forward to sharing guest posts written by national authors. For more about BookPeople’s Modern First Library initiative, and for more recommendations of wonderful … Continue reading Yuyi Morales: I Am My Hero and So Are You!

Phil Bildner: Firsts

Guest Post by Author Phil Bildner This is the second month in a series of author guest posts about diversity in children’s literature and the BookPeople Modern First Library initiative. We’ve enjoyed many posts by local Austin authors and now look forward to sharing guest posts written by national authors. For more about BookPeople’s Modern First Library … Continue reading Phil Bildner: Firsts

LeUyen Pham: My Kids See Themselves in Every Book They Read

  Guest Post by Author LeUyen Pham This is the second month in a series of author guest posts about diversity in children’s literature and the BookPeople Modern First Library initiative. We’ve enjoyed many posts by local Austin authors and now look forward to sharing guest posts written by national authors. For more about BookPeople’s Modern First … Continue reading LeUyen Pham: My Kids See Themselves in Every Book They Read