This weeks “Glick’s Pick:” Time to Read books!


Fran Glick is the BCPS co­or­di­na­tor of li­brary me­dia pro­grams and dig­i­tal re­sources.

Each week this sum­mer, “Glick’s Picks” rec­om­mends books for Bal­ti­more County Pub­lic Schools stu­dents and fam­i­lies. While things are dif­fer­ent this sum­mer in many ways, all BCPS stu­dents have Bal­ti­more County Pub­lic Li­brary ac­counts that en­able them to ac­cess eBooks and to re­serve up to five items to pick up at their lo­cal li­brary branches.

Fran Glick is the BCPS co­or­di­na­tor of li­brary me­dia pro­grams and dig­i­tal re­sources, and un­der her lead­er­ship, BCPS was named Na­tional School Li­brary Pro­gram of the Year 2017 by the Amer­i­can As­so­ci­a­tion of School Li­brar­i­ans.

Glick loves to share lit­er­a­ture with stu­dents, and, as an ad­junct pro­fes­sor at Tow­son Univer­sity, she teaches cour­ses in chil­dren’s and young adult lit­er­a­ture. She de­lights in sug­gest­ing books for stu­dents and in­tro­duc­ing adults to the power of books writ­ten for chil­dren and teens. Happy read­ing! KINDER­GARTEN GRADE 3

“Dream­ers” by Yuyi Mo­rales

This beau­ti­fully il­lus­trated and lyri­cally told story chron­i­cles the jour­ney of mother and child as they im­mi­grate to the United States. Lost at first due to their lim­ited English lan­guage pro­fi­ciency, they at­tempt to nav­i­gate a new city and the rules that are part of their new home­land.

Once they dis­cover the li­brary, new doors to op­por­tu­nity and un­der­stand­ing are opened for them. “Books be­came our lan­guage. Books be­came our home. Books be­came our lives. We learned to read, to speak, to write, and to

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