Category Archives: nonfiction

Game Changers – Pride Month YA Book Recommendation

Title: Game Changers, lesbians you should know about Author & Illustrator: Robin Lowey Published:  2020 Ages: 11+ 144 pages.  Genre: nonfiction Themes: lgbtqia+, contemporary lesbians, San Francisco, queer history, Bay Area, queer community, role models Opening:American LGBTQ+ history includes stories of a brave and … Continue reading

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Great Rivers of the World – Earth Day/PPBF

Title: Great Rivers of the World Author: Volker Mehnert  Illustrator: Martin Haake Publisher: Prestel, 2020 Translated from German by: Paul Kelly Ages: 6-11 (and middle school) 42 pages, tall format Genre: nonfiction Themes: rivers, culture ecology, ecosystem, history, legends, geography Opening:Introduction The great rivers of … Continue reading

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Send a Girl – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Send a Girl, The True Story of How Women Joined FDNY Author: Jessica M. Rinker Illustrator: Meg Hunt Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books, March 2021 Ages: 5-8 40 pages.  Genre: biography Themes: firefighters, women, girls, equality, sexism, discrimination, New York City, FNDY, Brenda Berkman, feminism … Continue reading

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