Tag Archives: friendship

Penguinaut! – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Penguinaut! Written by: Marcie Colleen Illustrated by: Emma Yarlett Publisher: Orchard Books, 2018 Ages: 3-7 Themes: penguins, the moon, adventure, imagination, being small, thinking big, friendship Opening: Orville was small. Synopsis: Orville lives at the zoo, surrounded by animal pals who go on exciting adventures. A hang … Continue reading

Posted in Perfect Picture Book Friday | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Extraordinary Birds — Middle Grade Book Recommendation

Title:  Extraordinary Birds Author: Sandy Stark-McGinnis Publisher: Bloomsbury, April 30th, 2019 Ages: 8-12 Themes: birds, belonging, family, friendship, scars,foster homes, trauma, abandonment, hope, transgender Opening: At the third tier of branches, my heart starts to beat fast. Birds need a fast heartbeat. … Continue reading

Posted in Book recommendation, middle grade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Introducing Teddy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Introducing Teddy, a gentle story about gender and friendship Author: Jessica Walton Illustrator: Dougal MacPherson  Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2016 Ages: 3-6 Themes: transgender, gender nonconforming, teddies, friendship, acceptance, lgbtqia+, gender roles, transgender issues Opening: Errol and Thomas the teddy play together every day. They … Continue reading

Posted in LGBTQIA, Perfect Picture Book Friday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments