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The Truth of Right Now – Book Recommendation

Title: The Truth of Right Now Author: Kara Lee Corthron Publisher: Simon Pulse, Jan. 3rd, 2017 Ages: 14+ Themes: abuse, family conflicts, mental illness, violence, racism, white privilege I received an ARC of this novel from the publisher in exchange for … Continue reading

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Black History Month PPBF – Lift Your Light a Little Higher

Title: Lift Your Light a Little Higher The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer Author: Heather Henson Illustrator: Bryan Collier Publisher: Athenium Books for Young Readers, 2016 Ages: 6-9 Themes: Slavery, exploration, caving, reading, pioneers, biography, Kentucky, Mammoth cave Opening: The past is like … Continue reading

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Preaching to The Chickens – Perfect Picture Book Friday

I was going to save my review of this picture book for Black History month in February, then I thought, no, this book needs a spotlight today, 01/20/2016! Title: Preaching to the Chickens   Author: Jabari Asim   Illustrator: E. B. Lewis   … Continue reading

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