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RISE! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – PPBF & Black History Month

Title: Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou Author: Bethany Hegedus Illustrator: Tonya Engel  Publisher: Lee & Low Books, 2019 Ages: 9-18 Themes: poetry, freedom, biography, black history month, poet, author, African American, civil rights, modern American writers Genre: biography … Continue reading

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Patricia’s Vision – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Patricia’s Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight Author: Michelle Lord Illustrator: Alleanna Harris  Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, January 2020 Ages: 6-9 Themes: mighty girls, female doctors, ophthalmology, invention, laser eye surgery, following a dream, equality, African American Women, Black History Month, patents, STEM, … 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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