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Telling an Unknown Story | Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

{guest post-Janet Halfmann, author of Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School}   It has long bothered me that some individuals, usually white as I am, have dozens of books written about them, while others from minority groups who have accomplished amazing things might not have a single book. So about fifteen years ago,… Read More Telling an Unknown Story | Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School

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Authors, Books and Festivities for Read Across America Day!

During my morning coffee-and-Twitter ritual, this particular tweet caught my eye and gave me a moment of, “Holy cow! Read Across American Day is coming!” Time to share all of the Authors, Books, and Festivities for Read Across America Day. @courtenayfletcher rolled out this new illustration in honor of Read Across America Day, coming up on… Read More Authors, Books and Festivities for Read Across America Day!

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It’s all about Chickens and Pillows | New Picture Books from Laura Gehl

Who doesn’t love chickens? Or pillows? I know both bring a smile to my face 🙂 Apparently, Author Laura Gehl thought so as well because her two new picture books for kids is aaalllll about chickens…and pillows. My Pillow Keeps Moving! by author Laura Gehl and Illustrator Christopher Weyant. Jackie is a sweet pup who has… Read More It’s all about Chickens and Pillows | New Picture Books from Laura Gehl

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Celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth with books from Peachtree

It was this tweet that caught my eye and reminded me what an amazing publishing company Peachtree Publications is. For #BlackHistoryMonth, celebrate the African American accomplishments, contributions, experiences, and stories that have shaped the history and legacy of our diverse country. Empower young readers with these inspirational books! https://t.co/AWIrlezzhO #kidlit pic.twitter.com/SXKi4dd69J — Peachtree Publishers (@PeachtreePub)… Read More Celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth with books from Peachtree

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 Book Review Linkup!

Can you believe that the 5th annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day is TODAY? To say we are excited is an understatement! We’ve invited all of our classrooms and supporters to celebrate The Big Day anytime during 1/22 and 1/27 and we’ve already had some educators and organizations share their ReadYourWorld fun here. The buzz around this event is mind-blowing and we… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 Book Review Linkup!

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#ReadYourWorld | 2 Barefoot Books that Encourage Global Citizens

Once upon a time… Two young mothers envision a magical world where everyone went barefoot…   The result was a flourishing company called Barefoot Books Founded in 1992, Barefoot Books has published 600+ multicultural books for children that encourage discovery, imagination, creativity and global citizenship. Their first app, Barefoot World Atlas, has 4 million downloads, and… Read More #ReadYourWorld | 2 Barefoot Books that Encourage Global Citizens