Did you miss our three exciting bilingual Author Read Alouds and our two family concerts from our Summer Fun en Casa series? See them here!
Book Reading: “Behind My Mask” with authors Martha Samaniego Calderón and Daniel Heiman
This timely read will help children explore their feelings and emotions about wearing a mask during the pandemic.
After the reading, the authors discussed their inspiration for writing this book and their experiences raising a bilingual family.
Book Reading: “Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré” with author Anika Aldamuy Denise
Anika Aldamuy Denise has written many children’s books that celebrate her bicultural Puerto Rican-Italian heritage. We are delighted that she read her award-winning picture book, “Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré” to us. Pura Belpré, is an immigrant who became the first children’s librarian from Puerto Rico.
CODE AND CREATE AT HOME!
HITN Learning introduced a free introductory workshop series for children ages 9-12. Through this online workshop, children learned to code simple animations, tools and games on a BBC micro:bit using block coding.