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Ben & the Emancipation Proclamation – Black History Month PPBF

Title: Ben and the Emancipation Declaration Author: Pat Sherman Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Eerdman’s Books for Young Readers, 2010 Ages: 8-12 Themes: African Americans, Unites States, President Lincoln, Emancipation, literacy Genre: Fiction Opening: “Excuse me, sir,” Ben tugged on the sleeve of a passing gentleman, “Does that … Continue reading

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Freedom Over Me – Perfect Picture Book Friday

While visiting with author/illustrator Hazel Mitchell last month I had the privilege of accompanying her to visit renowned author, artist, poet, patron Ashley Bryan in his home on Little Cranberry Island, Acadia, Maine. He not only showed us around his … Continue reading

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Dewey Bob – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Dewey Bob Author & Illustrator: Judy Schachner Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2015 Themes: raccoons, friendship, collecting, Ages: 5-8 Includes bonus CD read by author Opening: Dewey Bob Crockett was born in the pocket of an old pair of pants. Synopsis: Dewey … Continue reading

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