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We Shall Overcome – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: We Shall Overcome Author: Debbie Levy Illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton Publisher: Jump at The Sun Books, 2013 Ages: 4-8 Themes: song, equality, African Americans, slavery, freedom   Opening: I’ll be all right, I’ll be all right, I’ll be all right some day. … Continue reading

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Worm Loves Worm – Perfect Picture Book Friday and Diversity Day

Title: Worm loves Worm Written by: J. J. Austrian Illustrated by: Miike Curato Published by: Balzer & Bray, Jan 5th, 2016 Themes: celebration of love, marriage, wedding, worms, equality Ages: 3-7 Opening: Worm loves Worm. “Let’s be married.” says Worm to Worm. Synopsis: A worm … 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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