Author Archives: Joanna

Summer Blog Hiatus – Why I wander

Once again it is time for my two-month summer blog hiatus when I laser in my writing focus on my present manuscript and hopefully some fun Facebook musings during my adventures. Last year’s travels were all about healing and perspective. … Continue reading

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Mommy, Mama, and Me – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Mommy, Mama, and Me Author: Lesléa Newman Illustrator: Carol Thompson  Publisher: Tricycle Press, 2008 Ages: 0-3 Themes: lesbians, two moms, families, lgbtqia, pride, same-sex parents Board book, 20 pages Opening: Mommy picks me up, up, up. Mama pours juice in my cup. Synopsis: … Continue reading

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Ogilvy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Ogilvy Author: Deborah Underwood Illustrator: T. L. McBeth  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2019 Ages: 4-7 Themes: acceptance, gender expression, stereotyping, non-binary, lgbtqia+, Pride, gender fluid, self-confidence, Pride month, transgender, rhyme, Opening: Ogilvy happily hopped up and down.The very first day in a … Continue reading

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