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Making a Difference, Week 5 / Black History Month, Week 1

Throughout January, we celebrated people who have Made a Difference through their good work. Each day, we recommended a book or article about someone who has effected positive change.

This week’s picks:

liz the librarian

Liz Phipps Soeiro at a Copley Square protest against the immigration ban

display by Falmouth Public Library children's librarian Stephanie Seales

“Kindness & Inclusion” display by Falmouth Public Library children’s librarian Stephanie Seales

For all of our recommendations, see the hashtag #HBMaDJan17 @HornBook and

On Wednesday, we switched gears to celebrating Black History Month by highlighting articles, speeches, and reviews from The Horn Book archive that are by and/or about African American authors, illustrators, and luminaries in the field. Follow the hashtag #HBBlackHistoryMonth17.

This week’s articles:

550_Comic-Con 2016 Children's-March by Justin Eisinger Ibi_Daughters
For more resources from The Horn Book on social justice and activism, visit our new Making a Difference landing page and the Talking About Race resource page.


Talking About Race



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