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Over The Shop – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Over the Shop Author: Jon Arno Lawson Illustrator: Qin Leng Publisher: Candlewick, 2021 Ages: 4-8 40 pages.  Genre: wordless fiction Themes: lgbtqia+, trans, grandparents, acceptance, community, companionship, differences, Opening: Synopsis: The first few spreads show us a day in the life of a young … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Trees – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Wisdom of Trees, How Trees Work Together to form a Natural Kingdom Author & Illustrator: Lita Judge Publisher: Roaring Book Press, 2021 Ages: 6-11 (and middle school) 48 pages.  Genre: narrative nonfiction/poetry Themes: trees, forests, ecology, communication, poetry, community, ecosystem, history Opening:A Secret Kingdom … Continue reading

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JULIÁN AT THE WEDDING – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Julián at the Wedding (Julián, #2) Author & Illustrator: Jessica Love Publisher: Candlewick Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: fiction Themes: weddings, love, self-expression, friendship, community, celebration, acceptance, queer wedding, lgbtqia+, gender-nonconformity Opening: This is Julián. And this is Marisol. Today They are Going to … Continue reading

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