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Sewing the Rainbow – perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sewing the Rainbow – The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag Written by: Gayle E. Pitman Illustrated by: Holly Clifton-Brown Publisher: Magination Press, October 2018 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: lgbtqia+ history, gay flag, rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker   Opening: In a … 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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Astronaut Annie – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Continuing my recommendations for Women’s History Month, Astronaut Annie, while fiction is inspired by the many women who have played important roles in space exploration and mission. See #KidlitWomen for daily links to posts by the children’s lit community, in celebration … Continue reading

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