Story Box Library Blog
Celebrating difference: supporting kids to see in new ways
07 Oct 2020
For World Sight Day 2020, we’re taking the time to raise public awareness of blindness, and the impact vision impairment and wearing glasses can have on children at home or in the classroom. One of our recent releases (and free preview story until October 9 2020) The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses is a story to generate such awareness, with a focus on self-acceptance, empowerment and inclusivity.
Stories keep languages and histories alive: why we’ve chosen to celebrate Jasmine Seymour’s Baby Business in our library
11 Aug 2020
We’ve been talking to Jasmine Seymour about the messages of her book Baby Business, and the ways storytelling can preserve history and language. Given her background as a primary school teacher, we’ve sought her advice in helping non-Indigenous teachers who ‘feel a sense of trepidation’ in sharing the beliefs, cultures and experiences of First Nations people in the classroom.
Top Blog Posts
Improving representation in children's literature
Public Libraries Online PD event: Getting to Know the SBL Basics
Creative ways to use Activity Time at your library
Exploring curious creature stories in May
First Nations stories and short films for children during National Reconciliation Week
School resources for National Reconciliation Week and Sorry Day
Fantastic Worlds: Why we love the latest exhibition at the Counihan Gallery in Brunswick
10 Jul 2019