Category Archives: Picture Books

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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When Aidan Became a Brother – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: When Aidan became a Brother Author: Kyle Lukoff Illustrator: Kaylani Juanita  Publisher: Lee & Low Books Inc., 2019 Ages: 4-8 Themes: being a big brother, lgbtqia+, transgender, trans boy, family, intersectionality, transitioning, #ownvoices, pride, genders, identity Opening: When Aidan was born everyone thought … 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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