Category Archives: Black history Month

The Big Bed – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Big Bed Author: Bunmi Laditan Illustrator: Tom Kinght  Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux, 2018 Ages: 4-7 Themes: bed sharing with parents, humor, toddleresque logic, sharing mommy     Opening: We need to talk about the big bed. Synopsis: The Big Bed is a … 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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Grandma’s Purse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Grandma’s Purse Author & Illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton  Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: grandparents, purses, inter-generational relationships Opening: Today my grandma Mimi is coming to visit. When Mimi comes over, she always has a new treasure to share. Synopsis: When … Continue reading

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