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Stonewall – Perfect Picture Book Friday for Pride Month

Title: Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution Author: Rob Sanders Illustrator: Jamey Christoph  Publisher: Random House, 2019 Ages: 5-8 Themes: civil rights, lgbtqia+ history, New York, equal rights, Stonewall, 50 years anniversary of Stonewall Opening: Two stables houses, side by side. For more … Continue reading

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So Tall Within – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: So Tall Within – Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk To Freedom Written by: Gary D. Schmidt Illustrated by: Daniel Minter Published by: Roaring Brook Press, 2018 Ages: 8-18 Themes: slavery, freedom, civil rights, Sojourner Truth, mighty women, emancipation, leadership Genre: biography     … 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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