Hooray for Pride Month!

Every year, during the month of June, the LGBTQ community celebrates in a number of different ways. Since I no longer live in a large city with parades and festivities, I'm going to celebrate Pride Month here with a selection of amazing non-fiction picture books. I'm so impressed that this is becoming a topic that … Continue reading Hooray for Pride Month!

Tiny Stitches

Since being published in 2016, the book Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, by Gwendolyn Hooks, has garnered a lot of praise. This book is special because it tells the important story of Vivien Thomas - both his amazing contribution to the medical world and the struggles that he had to face … Continue reading Tiny Stitches

Multicultural Nonfiction Picture Books

Today is the Nonfiction Picture Book linkup hosted by KidLitFrenzy. It is also a week of celebrating Multicultural Children's Book Day.Β  So I wanted to put together a list of some of my favorite nonfiction picture books that touch on multicultural topics. Be sure to check back on Saturday, January 27th when the link-up for … Continue reading Multicultural Nonfiction Picture Books

Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education

There have been many books written about Malala Yousafzai, and rightfully so. One of the newer books is Malala: Activist for Girls' Education, by RaphaΓ«le Frier. This book was originally published in France in 2015, but was translated to English and published in the US this year. Malala: Activist for Girls' Education takes a different … Continue reading Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education