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Teacher Appreciation 2024

The late, beloved Robin Smith's rocking chair.

This year May 6-10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, with today, May 7, 2024, marked as National Teacher Day. Please #ThankaTeacher — including teacher librarians, if your district is lucky enough to have them — and remember the extreme difficulties, unique challenges, and seeming near-impossibilities that our educators face on a daily basis. #EducatorswithSuperpowers #EducatorsAreExperts #TrustTeachers

Follow our “school stories” and "teachers" tags for more teacher appreciations; read Dean Schneider's March/April 2023 Horn Book Magazine article "I Gave My Life to Books"; and visit Lolly's Classroom for more by and about teachers using trade books in the classroom. 

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