Category Archives: diversity

Love is Love – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Love is Love Author: Fleur Pierets  Illustrator: Fatinha Ramos Publisher: Six Foot Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: nonfiction/fiction Themes: marriage, marriage equality, queer love, love, lgbtqia+, marriage traditions, lesbian couple Opening: We are Fleur and Julian, and we are two women in love. … Continue reading

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2020 – New Kid

I had already written this post before Monday’s wonderful news that for the first time in history a graphic novel, NEW KID, had won this year’s Newbery Medal. Congratulations, Jerry Kraft. And Jerry created this year’s Multicultural Children’s Book Day … Continue reading

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YA Book Recommendation – The 57 Bus

Title: the 57 bus, a true story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives Author: Dashka Slater  Publisher: Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, 2017 Ages: 12-18 Themes: crime, burning, race, justice, gender, morality, identity, class, hate crime, white privilege, aspergers, lgbtqia+, agender, nonbinary, … Continue reading

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