The SLM Author and Illustrator Almanac presents web resources for children's authors and illustrators for each day of the month. The Author and Illustrator Almanac is published in each issue of School Library Monthly.
On the website, a new Author and Illustrator Almanac is posted for the current issue and an archive of past Almanacs are maintained for your use. Select the file that you want to view from the links on the right.
The SLM Events Almanac is comprised of monthly events and birth and death dates of famous people. Brief curriculum-related learning, idea starters are offered for particular days of the month (birthdays, holiday, historical events, etc.) The SLM Events Almanac is published in each issue of School Library Monthly.
On the website, the SLM Events Almanac for the current issue is posted and an archive of past Almanacs is maintained for your use. Select the file that you want to view from the links on the right.
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