Category Archives: Black history Month

Patricia’s Vision – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Patricia’s Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight Author: Michelle Lord Illustrator: Alleanna Harris  Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, January 2020 Ages: 6-9 Themes: mighty girls, female doctors, ophthalmology, invention, laser eye surgery, following a dream, equality, African American Women, Black History Month, patents, STEM, … Continue reading

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So Tall Within – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: So Tall Within – Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk To Freedom Written by: Gary D. Schmidt Illustrated by: Daniel Minter Published by: Roaring Brook Press, 2018 Ages: 8-18 Themes: slavery, freedom, civil rights, Sojourner Truth, mighty women, emancipation, leadership Genre: biography     … Continue reading

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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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