Category Archives: women’s history month

A School Librarian’s Thoughts on #Kidlitwomen & #Equalityinkidlit

If you have been following the amazing array of posts by my #kidlitwomen colleagues during March, you will be more than aware, if you weren’t before, of the institutional sexism in the children’s book industry. These are pervasive issues across … Continue reading

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Little Leaders – PPBF and Women’s History Month

Title: Little Leaders, Bold Women in History Author and Illustrator: Vashti Harrison Publisher: Little Brown and Co., 2017 Ages: 5-11 Themes: trailblazers, black women, role models, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, civil rights, diversity, girl power Genre: biographies   Sample of the Introduction: “In a … Continue reading

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Astronaut Annie – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Continuing my recommendations for Women’s History Month, Astronaut Annie, while fiction is inspired by the many women who have played important roles in space exploration and mission. See #KidlitWomen for daily links to posts by the children’s lit community, in celebration … Continue reading

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