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Ira’s Shakespeare Dream – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Diversity Day

Title: Ira’s Shakespeare Dream Written by: Glenda Armand illustrated by: Floyd Cooper Published by: Lee & Low, May 2015 Themes: African Americans, biography, Ira Aldridge, Shakespeare, acting, diversity, abolition of slavery in the USA Ages: 7-11+ Genre: Picture Book Biography Opening: IRA COULD NOT KEEP … Continue reading

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Dear Greenpeace – Book Review

Dear Greenpeace by Simon James This short, tactile picture book had me under its charm form page one. It is written in the form of letters (about which I am still romantic), from a little girl who believes she has … Continue reading

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What does it Mean to be Global? – Book Review

Little Pickle Press is right up my alley (or maybe boulevard, here in France!). I discovered them at the SCBWI conference in LA in August. They are a small press dedicated to “helping parents and educators cultivate conscious, responsible little … Continue reading

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