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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ezra Jack Keats' birth by checking out one of the books in the Stanford University Libraries collections that feature his writing and/or art.  The son of Polish-Jewish immgrants, Keats sought to bring diversity to the portrayal of children in his books and to be supportive of all children.

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In honor of International Women's Day today and Women's History Month we've put together a display of children's books and young adult literature about women throughout history.  For a list of recent works, check out our guide to Children's books about women.

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday today by checking out one of the many books, films, musical works in the Stanford University Libraries by or about the good doctor.

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If Star Wars has awakened your hunger for science fiction, Cubberley Education Library has a wealth of books for you.  See Science fiction for children and young adults for some suggestions.

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If the news isn't scary enough for you, check out the new list of horror tales for children and young adults at Cubberley Education Library.

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On July 23rd and 24th, 2015, Stanford's Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics (CEHG) and Data Management Services co-sponsored a Software Carpentry Workshop on Stanford University campus. Software Carpentry is a non-profit volunteer organization focused on teaching researchers core computing skills for getting more done in less time and with less pain. The workshop had twenty-one participants, including graduate students, postdocs, and faculty, who all gathered in the teaching corner of the Branner Earth Sciences Library for two intense days of learning.

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Rosh Hashanah begins Sunday evening, Sept. 13 this year.  The white ram by Mordicai Gerstein tells the story of the this animal's role in that holiday.  It won the 2006 National Jewish Book Awards for Illustrated Children's Book.  It is just one of many books in Cubberley Library for children and young adults that have a Jewish theme.

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