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Brave – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Brave Author: Stacy McNaulty Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff Publisher: Running Press Kids, 2017 Ages: 3-7 Themes: courage Genre: concept book 32 pages Opening: A brave kid… …seeks adventure Synopsis: An empowering picture book for all kids that demonstrates to children that they can be real-life … Continue reading

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Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do!

A watershed defines a ridge of land separating waters that then flow into two different bodies. My watershed year was 2011. My shift would take much longer than I hoped, but I’m right in the heart of that new flow—into … Continue reading

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I Am Malala – 2015 Diversity Reading Challenge

Category #6 is up today, and while Brown Girl Dreaming was one of my favorite reads of last year, I have opted to review the young reader’s edition of Malala’s story, which is co-written by the talented YA author (and … Continue reading

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