Preparing our students for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day always presents an interesting challenge.  Our school—Early Childhood through 5th grade—holds class on that day as a way of teaching children that it is a day to honor working for social justice and doing acts of tzedakah (charity).  Books and research play a significant role in what students learn in the process.

This year, as the school librarian, I had the opportunity to work with all the students in preparation for that day.  All...


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