Favorite quote: “Although my reasons for leaving could be many, You played no part in any.” I Didn’t Leave Because of You, written by Tyechia White, and illustrated by Mary Manning, is a treasure I found at my local public library. The book tastes bittersweet. While sprinkled with love and further reassurances of love, it … Continue reading Picture Book Review: I Didn’t Leave Because of You, by Tyechia White, Illus. Mary Manning
List of Native Americans and authors of Color making their debut in 2017, with book covers and release dates.
Fred Koretmatsu Speaks Up isn't a typical history or biography book. Chapter after chapter, the book not just gives facts, but also turns the table on the reader, asking questions such as, "Why do you think discrimination happens?"
"The past is never dead. In fact, it's not even past." - Faulkner, William. Requiem for a Nun. New York: Random House, 1951. The following two paragraphs were added two hours after the initial publication of this post. Turns out I wasn't quite done yet. I'm not saying there's only one way to depict slavery … Continue reading On The Depiction of Slavery in Picture Books
Favorite quote: "there can still be peace between us." There are a few books out there that will never get old, that are timeless. i see peace is one of them, especially when we consider the year that we've just had: all the shootings, the (suicide) bombings, the racial and political and economical tensions all … Continue reading Picture Book Anniversary & Review: i see peace, by Maya Gonzalez
Favorite Quote "And as they travel from near or far, Let fear and anger empty from their hearts." -- Let The Faithful Come, written by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Charity Russell. Okay, picking just one quote was a difficult task, and I had to restrain myself to not give out too much of this unique … Continue reading PB Review: Let The Faithful Come, written by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Charity Russell
Edited on May 24, 2015 to add contributor biographies, Tumblr and Pinterest links, which you will find at the end of this post. Most book titles link to Teaching for Change online bookstore, except for A is for Activist, The Phoenix on Barkley Street and I Love Ugali and Sukuma Wiki. May 25, 2015: Important … Continue reading We’re the People: Summer Reading 2015