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Kelly Wickham Hurst is the founder and CEO of Being Black at School, a new initiative to empower parents and educators to make schools a safe place for Black children. She's a writer and educator who spent 23 years in the school system as a teacher, guidance dean, and assistant principal.
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Bird by Bird
Some Instructions on Writing and Life
by Anne Lamott (Aug 31, 1995)
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"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. [It] was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized...
Kelly Wickham Hurst
Jul 30, 2019
@dayswithe @ANNELAMOTT Bird by Bird is an amazing book. Also, I love you. So much.     source
Everybody Cooks Rice
by Norah Dooley (Aug 01, 1991)
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In this multicultural picture book, Carrie goes from one neighbor's house to the next looking for her brother, who is late for dinner. She discovers that although each family is from a different country, everyone makes a rice dish at dinnertime. Readers will enjoy trying the simple recipes that correspond to each family's unique rice dish....
Kelly Wickham Hurst
Jul 30, 2019
Everybody Cooks Rice 🍛 (we clearly need more rice emojis) is an amazing book to use to discuss multiple cultures. Dawana would like to open up the world for her students. Who can buy this for her students?     source
Other People's Children
Cultural Conflict in the Classroom
by Lisa Delpit (Aug 01, 2006)
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Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Award and Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Teacher Magazine’s “great books,” Other People’s Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its original hardcover publication. This anniversary paperback edition features a new introduction by Delpit ...
Kelly Wickham Hurst
Jun 15, 2019
@MJAntinarelli @KaitPopielarz It’s amazing. It’s THE book that changed everything for me early on in my career. It was such a swift kick to the head.     source