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Author: Shawn Chambers

Indianapolis Public Library

Read Through History for Kids: Racial Justice Timeline 1954-1968

This timeline of important events of the Civil Rights Movement and fight for racial justice led to the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. For each event a few books are listed, both fiction and non-fiction, that bring the events and people to life. Take a book walk through history to learn about these determined, brave, fascinating people who stood together so no one stood alone.

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Indianapolis Public Library

50+ Diverse Video Read Alouds

Just click on a book cover and watch the video read aloud! Choose from more than 50 stories, including the featured story, wonderfully performed by the book’s author, Hannah Lee. The story is called My Hair. It is a joyful look at the creativity, style, and love that is expressed in the care and appreciation of hair.

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Indianapolis Public Library

Read Right Now! Valentine’s Day

Snuggle up with your favorite little Valentine to watch a selection of video read alouds, try an @home activity, or find some great library books to check out about love and Valentine’s Day.

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Early Learning Indiana’s Top 20 of 2020

As we begin a new (and brighter) year, we take a moment to look back on the many highlights and accomplishments from 2020. In Early Learning Indiana’s more than a century of service, this will go down as the year our work mattered most. Thank you for the support that made this year possible.

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Imagine! Stories & Activities for Kids

Close your eyes and picture yourself crawling through caves, climbing ocean cliffs, making the game winning basket, winning a singing competition, or outsmarting a fire breathing dragon! These stories and @home activities can take you places you have never been to do amazing things!

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