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The Proudest Blue – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Proudest Blue, A Story of Hijab and Family Author: Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali  Illustrator: Hatem Aly  Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 2019 Ages: 4-7 Themes: hijabs, faith, sisters, bullying, Islam, social justice, rites de passage Opening: Mama hold out the … Continue reading

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Rumble – Book Recommendation and Giveaway

Title: Rumble Written by: Ellen Hopkins Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books, Sept. 2014 Ages: 14+ Novel in verse Themes: bullying, gay teens, faith, religion, forgiveness, hypocrisy, ptsd, suicide, gun management Reviewed from an ARC. All opinions are my own. Opening … Continue reading

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Dave the Potter – Picture Book Perfect Friday

    Dave the Potter  – Artist, Poet, Slave Written by Laban Carrick Hill Illustrated by Bryan Collier     Published by Little, Brown and Company 2011 Caldecott Honor Book 2011 Themes: Slavery, poetry, pottery, art, faith, African-American history Suitable for ages: 7 – 10 … Continue reading

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