Tag Archives: Racism

Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre – PPBF & Black History Month

Title: Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Carolrhoda Books, Feb 2nd, 2021 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: nonfiction, history Themes: African Americans, racism, violence, white supremacy, black history month, systemic racism, suppression of history, Tulsa massacre Opening:Once Upon … Continue reading

Posted in Black history Month, Book recommendation, children's books, Children's literature, Diverse Children's Books, nonfiction, Perfect Picture Book Friday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Book Recommendation – FLAMER

Title: Flamer Author and Illustrator : Mike Curato  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, Sept 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: bullying, homophobia, racism, fat-phobia, scout camp, coming of age, Asian-Americans, body positivity, religion, fighting parents Genre: Graphic Novel, fiction Synopsis: It’s the summer between middle school … Continue reading

Posted in Book recommendation, graphic novels, LGBTQIA, young adult | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2020 – New Kid

I had already written this post before Monday’s wonderful news that for the first time in history a graphic novel, NEW KID, had won this year’s Newbery Medal. Congratulations, Jerry Kraft. And Jerry created this year’s Multicultural Children’s Book Day … Continue reading

Posted in Diverse Children's Books, diversity, graphic novels, Multicultural Children's Book Day, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments