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Stonewall – Perfect Picture Book Friday for Pride Month

Title: Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution Author: Rob Sanders Illustrator: Jamey Christoph  Publisher: Random House, 2019 Ages: 5-8 Themes: civil rights, lgbtqia+ history, New York, equal rights, Stonewall, 50 years anniversary of Stonewall Opening: Two stables houses, side by side. For more … Continue reading

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The Boy and the Bindi – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Boy and the Bindi Author: Vivek Shraya Illustrator: Rajni Perera  Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016 Ages: 3-7 Themes: gender non-conforming, non-binary, bindi, Indians, lgbtqia, Pride, gender identity, South Asia, belonging, identity Opening: Have you seen my Ammi’s dot? It’s a bright and … Continue reading

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The Earth Gives More – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Earth Gives More Author: Sue Fliess Illustrator: Christiane Engel  Publisher: Albert Whitman, 2019 Ages: 3-6 Themes: nature, earth, stewardship, earth day, seasons Opening: Feel the wind blow through your hair;                                                                                        as you breathe the clean, fresh air. Synopsis: From leaves falling and … Continue reading

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