August 21, 2019

Timely Connections: Fresh Perspectives from Female Poets

In an article for Edutopia, middle school educator Kasey Short provides suggestions and tips for "Studying Female Poets to Understand History". After reading this thoughtful article, help your students get some fresh female perspectives of both history and contemporary life with these poetry-related resources. Curator’s Picks: American Women Poets Library of Congress Blog March 26, 2015 Anne Bradstreet, Colonial Poet Poetry by Civil War Era African American Women Are women people? : … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Helen Keller

Helen Keller from America's Library "Autumn" poem by Helen Keller, 27 October 1893, includes background and teaching resources Hellen Keller correspondence The World I Live in by Helen Keller 1908 The Song of the Stone Wall by Helen Keller 1910 The Girl Who Found the Blue Bird: A Visit to Helen Keller by Georgette Leblanc 1914 Blue? Hellen Keller Isn't The Seattle Star. (Seattle, Wash.), 04 Oct. 1921 More Helen Keller historical newspaper coverage Legislation related to … [Read more...]