Join our #diverselit Tweet Chat!

Building a Diverse Library

Tweet Chat Details

Thursday, Sep. 17th, 7:30-8:30pm

This is an online event.

Join the #diverselit chat w @LEEandLOW and @ThnkImmigration on building a diverse library for your classroom. We can't wait for a great discussion!

What Topics Could Be Covered?

How do you build an inclusive library? How do you resist stereotypes in a classroom library? How do you build a diverse library on a tight budget? How can #diverselit build cultural understandings and empathy? What are some favorite immigrant-themed books to teach? And of course... we'll share some great reads!

Follow our twitters @ThnkImmigration and @LEEandLOW and use the hashtag #diverselit for this chat.

Who Should Join This Chat?

Anyone who works with children and literacy, including but not limited to teachers, librarians, guidance counselors, parents, after school and in-school staff is encouraged to join. We'd love to hear your voice (or tweets)!

Related Resources

Who Are Your Hosts?

@ThnkImmigration

We are two former teachers in the education team of the American Immigration Council, a non profit, non-partisan organization that strives to promote a better understanding of immigrants and immigration by providing educational resources that inspire thoughtful dialogue, creative teaching and critical thinking. See our website www.communityeducationcenter.org for free lessons plans, resources, and teacher grants and read our blog at www.teachimmigration.blogspot.com. Email us to join our educator list for more free resources!

@LEEandLOW

LEE & LOW BOOKS is the largest multicultural children's book publisher in the country. Our award-winning books are about everyone, for everyone. We publish books for beginning readers all the way up through middle grade and young adult titles. LEE & LOW BOOKS is an activist company at the forefront of the movement for more diversity in books and publishing. Learn more at our website, www.leeandlow.com.