Category Archives: Book recommendation

In Search of Safety – Book Recommendation

Title: In Search of Safety, Voices of Refugees Author and Photographer: Susan Kuklin  Publisher: Candlewick Press, May 2020 Ages: 13+ Themes: war, refugees, re-settlement, USA, slavery, violence, Nebraska Opening: Fraidoon: “From 1984, when I was born, until July 16, 2017, when I … Continue reading

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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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Big Breath – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Big Breath, A Guided Meditation for Kids Author: William Meyer Illustrator: Brittany R. Jacobs  Publisher: New World Library, Aug. 2019 Ages: 4-7 Genre: Nonfiction Themes: meditation, relaxation, breathing Opening: Find a comfy spot, Maybe on a squishy cushion, or a comfy blanket. Synopsis: Each page … Continue reading

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