Deimosa Webber-Bey

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Hard work, essential questions, and response journals: items from my teacher toolbox

Deimosa Webber-Bey August 28th, 2017

Reflecting on my experience as a teacher, I am trying to imagine what I would do if I was returning to the classroom this month, in the middle of a natural disaster and a...

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Our natural hair journey, and the books that celebrate it

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 17th, 2017

A discussion about this past weekend’s Curl Fest, in Brooklyn, led to us – Library Intern Chloe Pinkney and Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey

Live from our library: best books for the summer

Deimosa Webber-Bey June 7th, 2017

Last month we did another episode of Live From Our Library on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, and since we are in the summer reading zone I (mostly) focused on book...

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Reflecting on the end of the school year

Deimosa Webber-Bey May 18th, 2017

The last month of school is a bookend, just as defining as the beginning. As teachers, we start the year sharing our expectations and setting classroom routines, as well...

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National Library Week book list: librarians that are funny and/or role-models and also ‘transform’ the plot

Deimosa Webber-Bey April 12th, 2017

There are three ingredients that went into making this book list for you for National Library Week:

Live from our library: books that celebrate Women's History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey March 24th, 2017

Today, on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, I shared some recommendations for books that celebrate Women's History Month and feature main characters that are ...

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"Girls" books for boys

Deimosa Webber-Bey March 16th, 2017

Sometimes you recommend a book to a boy, that features a girl, and they don’t want to read it. But I have found that there are “girls” books that appeal to everyone, and I...

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Live from our library: books that celebrate Black History Month

Deimosa Webber-Bey March 1st, 2017

On Monday we presented our fourth installment of “Live From Our Library” on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page, a series where I share book recommendations for all ages...

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ALA midwinter 2017: we came, we saw, we exchanged business cards

Deimosa Webber-Bey January 27th, 2017

It was an inspirational weekend in Atlanta for me and several thousand librarians, revealing the Youth Media Award winners and talking about the trends for 2017 at the...

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Scholastic 2017 reading bingo

Deimosa Webber-Bey January 19th, 2017

Setting reading goals for yourself and the children in your world is a fun way to open a world of possible each year, and in 2016 we shared our first reading challenge for...

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