Category Archives: Perfect Picture Book Friday

The Proudest Blue – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Proudest Blue, A Story of Hijab and Family Author: Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali  Illustrator: Hatem Aly  Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 2019 Ages: 4-7 Themes: hijabs, faith, sisters, bullying, Islam, social justice, rites de passage Opening: Mama hold out the … Continue reading

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Manhattan – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island Author & Illustrator: Jennifer Thermes  Publisher: Henry N. Abrams, 2019 Ages: 6+ Themes: geography, city planning, sociology, historiography, cartography, Manhattan, maps, urban growth, New Amsterdam 62 pages, nonfiction Opening: MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO, when the … Continue reading

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Mommy, Mama, and Me – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Mommy, Mama, and Me Author: Lesléa Newman Illustrator: Carol Thompson  Publisher: Tricycle Press, 2008 Ages: 0-3 Themes: lesbians, two moms, families, lgbtqia, pride, same-sex parents Board book, 20 pages Opening: Mommy picks me up, up, up. Mama pours juice in my cup. Synopsis: … Continue reading

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