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Stretching STEM: Using Picturebooks to Connect STEM and Literacy

Mary-Kate Sableski

Abstract


STEM is an integral component to today’s library programming, engaging children in active, hands-on experiences and building interest in these critical fields. There is a documented dearth of representation across women and minorities in STEM fields, and programming in public libraries can help to close this gap by fostering an early interest in science, technology, engineering, and math in all children, regardless of their background or access to STEM curriculum in school.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5860/cal.17.3.23

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