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Resources for teaching during COVID-19

Indigo Girl Read-Aloud and Writing Activity Author Suzanne Kamata reads an excerpt from her young adult book, Indigo Girl (Gemma Media), a 2019 Freeman Book Award Honorable mention title. The video concludes with a short writing activity.

Falling into the Dragon's Mouth Read-Aloud and Writing Activity Author Holly Thompson is back this week with a read-aloud  of an excerpt from her middle grades book, Falling into the Dragon's Mouth, a 2016 Freeman Book Award Honorable Mention title. The video concludes with a short writing activity. 

The Wakame Gatherers Read-Aloud with author Holly Thompson

The Five College Center for East Asian Studies is pleased to present Holly Thompson reading her picture book The Wakame Gatherers (Shen’s/Lee&Low, October 2007; coming in paperback this fall). The video also includes a short introduction to wakame seaweed. From now until June 30, 2020, teachers and parents can share this book with children. Click here to watch. Click here for the teacher’s guide

Resources for Teaching about Racial Discrimination during the Coronavirus Crisis. This list was compiled by our NCTA colleagues at the Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) at the University of Colorado. 

Additional resources on Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19 from the Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) at the University of Colorado.