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Thank You Notes

Hooray! If you're reading this, give yourself a little pat on the back - you've made it to the end of November! It has certainly been a year for the history books, and we think that makes this…

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Women's History Month 2020

Every March, we celebrate women's and girls' contributions to our global history. This year, we're back with new titles that chronicle the myriad ways women have helped to shape this wonderful…

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Remembering D-Day: The 75th Anniversary

The D-Day invasions of Normandy are remembered as a turning point in world history. On June 6, 1944, Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, beginning an operation that would lead to…

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Black History Month 2019

Do you know why we celebrate Black History Month in February? It's because Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln were both born in the second month of the year. In the 1920s, Carter G. Woodson,…

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Friendsgiving

Around Thanksgiving last year, we discussed the importance of family stories. This year, we're taking another look at personal histories, but shifting our focus slightly - towards friends. Because…

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Wickedly Good Stories

There's a chill in the air and every store has at least one haunted aisle. It must be near Halloween! If your library or classroom isn't ready yet, this post has spooky story suggestions for every…

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Every year, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th to October 15th. One of several months dedicated to highlighting various culture and ethnicities, Hispanic Heritage Month is…

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Spring has sprung!

It’s hard to tell with the chilly weather we’ve had in the DC area, but spring has officially begun and it’s nearly Easter! In today’s post, we’re encouraging Mother Nature to warm up a bit with…

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St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, celebrated around the globe as a cultural and religious holiday. Here are some festive ideas to help support your curriculum, keep your leprechauns out of mischief,…

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Black History Month 2018

Even though Black History Month is wrapping up, any day can be a great day to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans throughout our nation's history. We'd like to help you finish up…

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