School Lunch Hero Day is three weeks from today! I've created a tradition where I visit a Title 1 school on the day of. This year I will be visiting with these awesome students in Houston, TX! Their librarian, Jo Reed, along with her librarian colleagues have celebrated in big ways in the past two years. So much so, that they won an award with the Texas Library Association for Library Project of the Year! And Texas is a HUGE state!
There have been inquiries for larger orders of signed Lunch Lady books for School Lunch Hero Day. Odyssey Bookshop is my local indie, and they would be more than happy to help you! You can call the store at 413-534-7307 and ask for Niki, the head of the children's book department. Orders would need to be made by end of business day on Thursday for books to arrive in time for May 1st. Thanks!
It's never too early to get pumped up for School Lunch Hero Day. Check the Pinterest board or schoollunchheroday.com to get ideas for your celebration!
Why lunch ladies are heroes
Children's book author Jarrett Krosoczka shares the origins of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series, in which undercover school heroes serve lunch...and justice! His new project, School Lunch Hero Day, reveals how cafeteria lunch staff provide more than food, and illustrates how powerful a thank you can be.
To honor our food service staff, the SDUSD Board of Education declared May 2, 2014 as School Lunch Super Hero Day and May 5-9, 2014 as School Nutrition Employee Week. The Board expressed "its deep appreciation to the valuable school meal and nutrition department employees and commends their good work on behalf of children." Well done! Via facebook.com/profile.php?id=142547679112028