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February Newsletter

Books About Black History and Valentine's Day

23 ways to mess up Valentine's Day by Valerie Wilson Wesley ; illustrated by Maryn Roos.

Willimena Thomas, worried that she will not get any Valentine cards from her classmates and friends, takes her sister's advice and sends herself some cards, but her troubles begin when she gets carried away--as usual.

All new crafts for Valentine's Day by Kathy Ross ; illustrated by Barbara Leonard.

Provides instructions for creating a variety of Valentine's Day crafts, including cards, bookmarks, bracelets, Valentine holders, magnets, and more.

28 days : moments in Black history that changed the world by Charles R. Smith Jr. ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

A picture book look at many of the men and women who revolutionized life for African Americans throughout history.

Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Brian Collier.

Looks at the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, explaining his work to bring about a peaceful end to segregation.


February 1st is World Read Aloud Day

Join Aransas County Schools in Reading Aloud Together. Community members will be reading to students here at Fulton Learning Center on February 1, 2019. Families are encouraged to also read your favorite book aloud at home. Need help finding a book, contact the FLC Librarian. Take photos and email them to FLC Librarian, Jessica Manning at We will post them to the campus and district Facebook pages. #RockportFultonWRA

Blind date with a Book

Let Mrs. Manning or Ms. Alfaro pick your book for you. Then rate your Blind Date and turn in your slip for a chance to win a SWEET prize!

Dr. Seuss in the Park

Dr. Seuss Week at Fulton

  • ACISD Distance Learning website

  • Online Resources document compiled by ACISD.

  • How to Help Kids Sort Fact from Fiction about the CoronaVirus

  • Wide Open School features a free collection of the best learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade band and subject.

  • Dav Pilkey at Home: Dav Pilkey, the children’s author and illustrator behind award-winning and worldwide bestselling book series including Dog Man and Captain Underpants, is collaborating with the Library of Congress to serve children and families online during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • We are Teachers: The Big List of Children’s Authors Doing Online Read-Alouds & Activities.

  • Kids Here's the entire list of education companies offering FREE subscriptions due to school closings.


  • JLG@Home: Junior Library Guild provides unlimited access to read books online from any device. There is no limit to the number of users who can access the books.

  • School Library Journal: Kid Lit Authors Step Up To Help Educators, Students, and Parents.

  • Common Sense Media: Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic.

  • Time Out New York Kids: Virtual storytimes for kids: Authors and venues go online amid coronavirus.

  • Scholastic Learn At Home: Day-to-day projects to keep kids thinking, reading, and growing.

  • Texas State Aquarium: Free Aquavision Distance Learning Programs.

  • Mystery Science: Free, easy science for remote learning.

  • PBS Learning Media: Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for more than forty years.

  • Storytime from Space: Astronauts on the Space Station reading stories to and conducting science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below.

  • Storyline Online: The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy websitestreams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 

  • Tech & Learning: Free Online Learning Resources For Schools Affected by Coronavirus/COVID-19.

  • Audible: Free audio books for students.

  • Brightly: Reading Through It Together: Educational Resources & Activities to Use While the Kids Are at Home.

  • National Treasure Workbooks: Downloadable Spelling and Grammar workbooks.

  • Harry Potter at Home: where you’ll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied .

  • Live Streaming Shows & Music Classes for Kids: Online Listings (created by Amelia of Mil's Trills).

  • MKE With Kids Resources & Activities For Parents 🍎.

  • CommonSense Media: Parents' Ultimate Guide to Google Classroom.

  • Upstart Activities