Category Archives: Black history Month

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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We Shall Overcome – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: We Shall Overcome Author: Debbie Levy Illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton Publisher: Jump at The Sun Books, 2013 Ages: 4-8 Themes: song, equality, African Americans, slavery, freedom   Opening: I’ll be all right, I’ll be all right, I’ll be all right some day. … Continue reading

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The March Against Fear – Book Recommendation

Title: The March Against Fear – The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power Author: Ann Bausum Publisher: National Geographic Ages: 11-18 Themes: civil rights movement, protesting, marching, black power, march against fear, James Meredith, Mississippi, 1966 ……………………………………………………………….. … Continue reading

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