WATCH: Trailblazing Women Celebration

2021-04-13T23:22:00-04:00

Trailblazing Women Celebration: Gwendolyn Brooks For kids (Ages 7-13) June 4, 2020 We celebrated trailblazing women with a talk with Suzanne Slade (Author) and Cozbi Cabrera (Illustrator) about their book "Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks." The conversation was moderator by PBS Chicago's Tim Russell, VP of Community Engagement. Trailblazing Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) was the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for her outstanding poetry. From Chicago, Gwendolyn wrote about "real life" from a young age. Suzanne Slade (Author) and Cozbi Cabrera (Illustrator) teamed up in "Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks" (released [...]

WATCH: Trailblazing Women Celebration2021-04-13T23:22:00-04:00

WATCH: Drawn Together Discussion with Minh Lê and Dan Santat

2020-05-15T10:43:39-04:00

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration For Kids (Ages 5-12) May 21, 2020  In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, PBS Books presented a live discussion with author Minh Lê and illustrator Dan Santat about their book Drawn Together in an interactive event. Drawn Together is the first collaboration between Minh Lê and Dan Santat, and it received six starred reviews and won the APALA (Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association) Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in 2019. It was also on over 24 best-books-of-the-year lists in outlets like The Wall Street Journal and NPR. It’s been [...]

WATCH: Drawn Together Discussion with Minh Lê and Dan Santat2020-05-15T10:43:39-04:00

WATCH: WE Well-Being Playbook Panel Discussion

2020-05-14T17:12:06-04:00

WE Well-Being Playbook & Panel Discussion Wednesday, May 20, 2020 In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, PBS Books presented an evening with Leysa Cerswell Kielburger about the WE Well-Being Playbook featuring a panel discussion and interactive event. The WE Well-being Playbook is a hands-on guide filled with everyday tools and actions to nurture your own mental well-being and the well-being of others.   About the panelists Dave Anderson, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the Senior Director of National Programs and Outreach at the Child Mind Institute. Dr. Anderson specializes in evaluating and treating children and adolescents with ADHD, behavior, anxiety, and mood disorders. [...]

WATCH: WE Well-Being Playbook Panel Discussion2020-05-14T17:12:06-04:00
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