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Pride, The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag – PPBF

Title: Pride, The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Author: Rob Sanders Illustrator: Steven Salerno Publisher: Random House, April 2018 Ages: 5-9 Themes: gay pride, Harvey Milk, the rainbow flag, lgbtqia+, strength, leadership, change, power, control, politics and differing opinions, tolerance Genre: biography Opening: … Continue reading

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Girl Running, BOBBI GIBB and the BOSTON MARATHON – Perfect Picture Book Friday

The 122nd running of the Boston Marathon is on Monday, April 16, 2018, so I wanted to feature this tribute to BOBBI GIBB, on the pre-marathon weekend of festivities. Title: Running Girl, BOBBI GIBB and the BOSTON MARATHON Author:Annette Bay … Continue reading

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Henry Knox – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Henry Knox, Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot Author: Anita Silvey Paintings by: Wendell Minor  Publisher: Clarion Books, 2010 Ages: 7-11 Themes: revolutionary war, patriotism, Henry Knox, biography, problem-solving 40 pages/ 16 chapters Opening: When other boys walked, Henry Knox bounced. Where others saw problems, … Continue reading

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