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  • Jun 28, 2022

    Pride Month and LGBTQIA+ Book List!

    June is Pride Month! Throughout these thirty days (and beyond), join us in uplifting and commemorating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) voices and stories. This month, we encourage you to honor Pride in ways that feel meaningful to you. Whether that means learning more about the LGBTQIA+ history, practicing active allyship […]

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  • Jun 24, 2022

    Caribbean American Heritage Month Book List

    June is Caribbean American Heritage (CAH) Month! Throughout the month (and beyond), we honor the millions of Caribbean Americans that strengthen our country through their traditions, languages, and values. Furthermore, we commemorate the rich, vibrant culture of the Caribbean American people and their invaluable additions to our nation. CAH Month is a perfect opportunity to […]

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  • May 31, 2022

    Back to Basics: Mental Health Awareness Month

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year’s theme is “Back to Basics.” According to Mental Health America, the theme aims to shed light on how more than two years of pandemic living, stress, isolation, and uncertainty have taken a toll on their well-being. At Achievement First, we know that navigating mental health during a […]

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  • May 23, 2022

    Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with AF

    Throughout May, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. In addition to celebrating AAPI history through books, we also step up and fight AAPI hate. From local fundraisers to rallies, AAPI communities are developing solutions to fight racism. During AAPI Heritage Month, we invite you to learn about the rich history of […]

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  • May 05, 2022

    AAPI Heritage Month Book List

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! For generations, AAPI communities enriched America’s history. But, according to History.com, the effort to recognize the community’s contributions only began in the late 1970s. After that, it took more than ten years to make AAPI Heritage Month a permanent celebration. The theme for this AAPI Heritage […]

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  • Apr 28, 2022

    National Arab American Heritage Month Book List

    April is National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM)! According to the Arab American Institute, an estimated 3.7 million Americans trace their roots to an Arab country. Throughout these thirty days (and beyond) we celebrate the rich and immense contributions of the Arab and Arab American community. In schools and classrooms, NAAHM is an excellent time […]

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  • Apr 01, 2022

    National Library Week Book List

    April 3 to April 9 is National Library Week! And this year’s theme is, “Connect with Your Library!” In an effort to promote the idea that libraries are places to get connected to technology, resources, and books, the National Library Association (NLA) hopes this year’s celebration offers an opportunity for all to visit and engage […]

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  • Mar 18, 2022

    Ways to Stay Engaged With Learning on Spring Break

    Longer days and warmer weather: Let the countdown to spring recess begin! Spring break usually means school-age kids will be at home and have lots of free time on their hands. While your child hits the reset and rest buttons, they can also stay engaged with learning! Kids can get the most out of spring […]

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