Tag Archives: African Americans

Multicultural Children’s Book Day – Review of The Day Tajon Got Shot

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 (1/27/18) is in its 5th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awareness of the ongoing need to include kids’ … Continue reading

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Ben & the Emancipation Proclamation – Black History Month PPBF

Title: Ben and the Emancipation Declaration Author: Pat Sherman Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Eerdman’s Books for Young Readers, 2010 Ages: 8-12 Themes: African Americans, Unites States, President Lincoln, Emancipation, literacy Genre: Fiction Opening: “Excuse me, sir,” Ben tugged on the sleeve of a passing gentleman, “Does that … Continue reading

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The First Step – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Diversity Day

Another book for Black History Month. Title: the First Step, How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial Written by: Susan E. Goodman illustrated by: E. B. Lewis Published by: Bloomsbury, 2015 Genre: historical fiction, 40 pages Themes: segregation, discrimination in education, Boston, Sarah C Roberts, … Continue reading

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