Category Archives: children’s books

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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Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Please Vote on Tuesday! And if it is at all possible, take your kids along to experience it. Voting is one of the most powerful peaceful actions we can take to ensure rights for all. Title: Peaceful Fights for Equal … Continue reading

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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Written & Illustrated by: Jennifer Thermes Publisher: Abrans Books for Young Readers, 2018 Ages: 5-11 Themes: hiking, mighty women, Appalachian Trail Genre: biography   Opening: Between eleven children, the clothes to wash, the cow to milk, the garden … Continue reading

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