Category Archives: children’s books

Louis – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Louis Author: Tom Lichtenheld  Illustrator: Julie Rowan-Zoch Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2020 Ages: 3-5 32 pages.  Genre: fiction Themes: grumpiness, gratitude, love, teddy bear Opening: From Day One… things have gone downhill. Synopsis:Louis the bear has had enough. From day one, life … Continue reading

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This Thing Called Life – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This Thing Called Life Author & Illustrator: Christian Borstlap Publisher: Prestel Verlag, Germany, 2020 Original Title: A Propos de la Vie Ages: 5-8 56 pages. Genre: Nonfiction Themes: life, death, philosophy, connection Opening: Long, long ago, before little white wires started growing out of our … Continue reading

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Pride Month Reviews/PPBF – The Fighting Infantryman

Title: The Fighting Infantryman, The Story of Albert D. J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier Author: Rob Saunders Illustrator: Nabi H. Ali  Publisher: little bee books, 06/02/2020 Ages: 4-8 Nonfiction: Themes: transgender, solder, civil war, immigrant, infantryman, lgbtqia+, civil war history, primary sources, gender identity, … Continue reading

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