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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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The Blue Songbird – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: the blue songbird Author & Illustrator: Vern Kousky Publisher: Running Press Kids, 2017 Ages: 4-7 Themes: individuality, songbird, special song, self discovery I received this book from the publisher for an honest opinion. Opening: Once, there lived a blue … Continue reading

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Leaping Lemmings – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Leaping Lemmings Author: John Briggs Illustrator: Nicola Slater  Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, 2016 Ages: 5-8 Themes: lemmings, following the crowd, individuality Opening: Can you tell two lemmings apart? No? That’s because all lemmings look alike, sound alike, and act … Continue reading

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