Thursday, March 18, 2010

ask and you shall receive

Blogging has taken a back seat due to life happenings and also preparations for a long stay in Japan. I am overwhelmed over the generosity of some wonderful children's authors. They have offered books to start a Multicultural Library at the Asian Rural Institute where I will volunteer for five months.

Adult participants from 16 Asian and African countries will be learning sustainable agriculture techniques and community leadership. Since English is the common language and skills will differ, I think picture books will be good discussion starters for practicing language skills.

Beginning in April, this blog will focus on whatever I happen upon that can be linked to literature! It's a big adventure.

Here's the link to ARI:

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