Category Archives: diversity

Sewing the Rainbow – perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sewing the Rainbow – The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag Written by: Gayle E. Pitman Illustrated by: Holly Clifton-Brown Publisher: Magination Press, October 2018 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: lgbtqia+ history, gay flag, rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker   Opening: In a … Continue reading

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Mixed – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Mixed, A Colorful Story Written and Illustrated by: Arree Chung Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, September 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: colors, mixing colors, diversity, acceptance, variety, mixed race Opening: In the beginning there were three colors. Reds, Yellows, and Blues. Synopsis: All special in … Continue reading

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We Are Grateful, Otsaliheliga – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: We Are Grateful, Otsaliheliga  Written by: Traci Sorell Illustrated by: Frané Lessac Publisher: Charlesbridge, Sept. 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: thankfulness, seasons, Cherokee, Cherokee language, community   Opening: Cherokee people say otsaliheliga to express gratitude. It is a reminder to celebrate our blessings and … Continue reading

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