BDO Spotlight: Laurie Holding

BDO Spotlight: Laurie Holding

Laurie Holding is an internationally awarded poet, children’s book author, and mother of five, whose love of literature served as the foundation for her work as a book drive organizer. At 61 years old, Laurie lives in the Village of Sewickley, PA. After a career in...
Ask an Expert: Jennifer Swanson

Ask an Expert: Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson Q&A Q: Tell us about yourself.  A: I am the award-winning author of over 40 books for children, mostly about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). My love of STEM/science comes from a very young age. When I was 7 years old, I...
Looking back at our African Partners Summit

Looking back at our African Partners Summit

Every other year, African Library Project chooses one of the seven countries in which we create libraries to host an African Partners Summit, where partners from across the globe come together to share best practices, train teacher-librarians, and exchange ideas to...
Tips To Encourage Family Reading!

Tips To Encourage Family Reading!

Even though COVID-19 has created a sea of unfortunate disruptions to the daily routines of people around the world, it’s very important to make time for yourself and your family. One of the best ways to do that is through family reading! Here are a few tips you can...
Ask An Expert: Esther Cajahuaringa

Ask An Expert: Esther Cajahuaringa

Esther Cajahuaringa is an assistant editor at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She’s worked with authors such as Joe Cepeda, Rhode Montijo, and Mo Willems to name a few. As a former educator and non-profit organizer, Esther draws upon her...