The past year has put mental health in the spotlight. According to Mental Health America, in 2020, screenings for anxiety and depression increased by 93 and 62 percent respectively. Here are some mental health stories and resources to explore.
Check out some of the local children’s authors who’ve graced Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s shelves over the years.
There’s more to playing than meets the eye. It burns off energy and strengthens muscles and critical thinking skills. It promotes literacy by creating connections with words and print. And, especially in these unpredictable times, it helps kids to make sense of both unexpected events and everyday life.
It’s fascinating to think about the lives of historical figures. Perhaps that’s why so many authors try their hands at imagining the internal and external lives of famous figures, bringing them closer to the world of contemporary readers by coloring facts and dates with feelings and fiction.
On Sunday, December 3 at 2:30pm, Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures will present the award-winning children’s author Katherine Paterson as part of the 2017 Words & Pictures series.
Once upon a time, a zebra played the horn, and beautiful music came out of it.