Category Archives: diversity

No Way They Were Gay? – Pride Month, YA book Recommendation

Title: No Way, They Were Gay? Queer History Project Author: Lee Wind Publisher: Zest Books, 2021 Ages: 11+ 296 pages.  Genre: nonfiction Themes: Queer history, queer figures in history, lgbtqia+, historical bias Opening:History sounds really official. Like it’s all fact. But that’s not necessarily … Continue reading

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Classified – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Classified, The Secret career of MARY GOLDA ROSS, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer Author: Traci Sorell Illustrator: Natasha Donovan Publisher: Milbrook Press, 2021 Ages: 5-8 40 pages.  Genre: biography Themes: women, girls, equality, aerospace, engineer, Cherokee, Cherokee values, Lockheed Missiles and Space, Native American, math Opening: … Continue reading

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Rosie Loves Jack – YA Book Recommendation

Title: Rosie Loves Jack Author: Mel Darbon Publisher: Peachtree Publishing, March 1st 2021 Ages: 13+ Genre: contemporary YA fiction Note: adult themes: ableist behavior/language, taking advantage of young women, discussions of rape, sex trafficking, mentions of alcohol and drug abuse, & other scenes of … Continue reading

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