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Julián Is A Mermaid – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Julián Is a Mermaid Author & Illustrator: Jessica Love Publisher: Candlewick, 2018 Ages: 5-8 Themes: LGBTQIA, gender expression, diversity, mermaids, boys, nonconformity, unconditional love, afro-latinx, Coney Island Mermaid Parade, individuality, self-love Awards: ALA, Stonewall Picture Book Award, 2019 Opening:  This is a boy named … Continue reading

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MCBD 2019 Book Recommendation – LILY by Sandra Smith

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 (1/25/19) is in its 6th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awareness of the ongoing need to include kids’ books that celebrate diversity in homes … Continue reading

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An A to Zed of the USA by a European Nomad – C & D

Choice OK, so I do most of my shopping at a small Trader Joe’s so this is not my weekly experience, but the amount of choice in larger supermarkets here can cause my brain to go into overload. Walking into a … Continue reading

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