Category Archives: nonfiction

Whoo-Ku Haiku – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Giveaway

Title: Whoo-Ku Haiku, A Great Horned Owl Story Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Jonathan Voss Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2020 Ages: 5-8 Themes: poetry, haiku, great horned owls Opening:  A great horned owl pairFinds squirrel’s nest of oak leavesPerched high in a pine. Papa adds … Continue reading

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Equality’s Call – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Equality’s call, The Story of Voting Rights in America Author: Deborah Diesen Illustrator: Magdalena Mora Publisher: Beach Lane Books, 2020 Ages: 5-8 Themes: equality, voting rights, women, African Americans, Native Americans, poor, voting, elections, voting rights history Opening:  Our founders declared When our country … Continue reading

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Black is a Rainbow Color – PPBF/Black History Month

Title: Black is a Rainbow Color Author: Angela Joy Illustrator: Ekua Holmes Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Themes: African Americans, history, stories in rhyme, color black, black culture, Opening:  Red is a rainbow color.Green sits next to blue.Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,They are rainbow … Continue reading

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