Tag Archives: Lesléa Newman

Sparkle Boy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sparkle Boy Author: Lesléa Newman Illustrator: Maria Mola Publisher: Lee and Low, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: brothers and sisters, self expression, lgbtqia+, bullying, diversity Genre: fiction 4o pages Opening: Jessie adored all things glittery, shimmery and sparkly. “Look at my shimmery … Continue reading

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Heather has two Mommies – 2015 Diversity Reading Challenge

Today’s book falls into category #12 and has just been updated and rereleased after 25 years. Title: Heather Has Two Mommies Written by: Leslea Newman Illustrated by: Laura Cornell Published by: Candlewick Press, 2015 (First published in 1989 by Tzivia … Continue reading

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Reading in your Genre

Mondays on this blog will be given over to musings on being: a writer (for children), a voracious reader, an MFA student, an expat in New York, a nature advocate, part of the LGBTQ community, a lifelong wanderer, an obsessive … Continue reading

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