Category Archives: Biography

The Diamond and the Boy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Diamond and the Boy – The Creation of Diamonds & The Life of H. Tracy Hall Author: Hannah Holt Illustrator: Jay Fleck Publisher: Balzer + Bray , 2018 Ages:  5-8 Themes: diamonds, inventor, experimentation, Tracy Hall, obstacles, scientist Genre: Picture Book Biography/nonfiction Opening: … Continue reading

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Sewing the Rainbow – perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sewing the Rainbow – The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag Written by: Gayle E. Pitman Illustrated by: Holly Clifton-Brown Publisher: Magination Press, October 2018 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: lgbtqia+ history, gay flag, rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker   Opening: In a … Continue reading

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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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