Join renowned authors for young people Katherine Paterson, Patricia MacLachlan, and Steven Kellogg on Wednesday, September 28 for How to Get Kids Excited About OUR WHITE HOUSE, Its Presidents, and the Election…An Unlikely Story. Engage in a lively discussion with the authors about the NCBLA’s award-winning anthology Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out in … Continued
Month: July 2016
Whether your political views align with the Republicans or the Democrats, take some time to watch the Republican speeches this week–and the Democratic speeches next week–with your kids. Show your kids and teens that you value their concerns about the state of our nation and the upcoming elections. Let them know you are eager to … Continued
Get a Copy of Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out for Your Kids as a Follow-Up! Family American History Activity! Watch the new PBS special on the White House with your kids–http://www.pbs.org/program/white-house-inside-story/ —-and follow it up by reading experts from Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out! Our White House covers more than 200 … Continued
National Public Radio suggests books for summer reading based on your movie tastes. To explore their movie/book recommendations go to: http://www.npr.org/2016/06/15/481090485/read-watch-binge-like-this-movie-you-might-also-like Have fun!
Both George Washington and John Adams despised the idea of political parties, but our two-party system took root during Washington’s administration anyway. In these final days before the Republican and Democratic presidential conventions, share the story of party politics with young people. Take time to discuss around the dinner table, while driving on a long … Continued