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First of the Month

August 1, 2017

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because we still need to celebrate firsts In 2015, Jacqueline Woodson was the first African American Children’s Poet Laureate. “This laureateship aims to promote poetry to children and their families, teachers and librarians over the course of its two-year tenure.” Margarita Engle, Woodson’s successor and the current Children’s Poet Laureate, is the first Latinx to […]