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Allie Bruce, Bank Street’s Children’s Librarian, on Why School Librarians Can’t Stop Talking About School Libraries.

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Are All Covers Created Equal?

Bank Street Children’s Librarian Allie Bruce, Diversity Director Anshu Wahi, and Jamie Steinfeld’s sixth-grade Humanities class began a conversation about how people of color are portrayed on book covers. This soon expanded to discussions on portrayals of girls, boys, Queer

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​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day! @hervetullet signing while @sussingoutbooks & Brian Pinkney chat #bookfest16