Category Archives: Biography

Girl Running, BOBBI GIBB and the BOSTON MARATHON – Perfect Picture Book Friday

The 122nd running of the Boston Marathon is on Monday, April 16, 2018, so I wanted to feature this tribute to BOBBI GIBB, on the pre-marathon weekend of festivities. Title: Running Girl, BOBBI GIBB and the BOSTON MARATHON Author:Annette Bay … Continue reading

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Little Leaders – PPBF and Women’s History Month

Title: Little Leaders, Bold Women in History Author and Illustrator: Vashti Harrison Publisher: Little Brown and Co., 2017 Ages: 5-11 Themes: trailblazers, black women, role models, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, civil rights, diversity, girl power Genre: biographies   Sample of the Introduction: “In a … Continue reading

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Shaking Things Up – PPBF and Women’s History Month

I have the perfect picture book to kick of March’s Women’s History Month. See KidlitWomen for daily links to posts by the children’s lit community, in celebration of Women’s History Month and focusing on improving the climate for social and gender … Continue reading

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