December 6, 2021 by Katie Cunningham
This entry features two picturebooks by acclaimed picturebook creators who have crafted stories where things fall from the sky, events occur, and for some characters, lessons are learned.
April 26, 2021 by Mary Ann Cappiello
deal for explorations of Native American history, U.S. history, contemporary current events, We are Here! Native American Truths Everyone Should Know offers teachers, librarians, parents, and young people the opportunity to fill in knowledge gaps and then act on that information in the quest towards justice.
April 12, 2021 by Katie Cunningham
Amari and the Night Brothers is a thrilling, fast-paced read that tackles issues of loss, belonging, and race in ways that will inspire readers to confront prejudice and interrogate privilege.
March 29, 2021 by Mary Ann Cappiello
Ideal for explorations of agency, language, environment, and sports participation, The Floating Field reminds us that children and communities are their own best agents of change.
March 19, 2018 by Mary Ann Cappiello
Islandborn/Lola: Edicion en espanol de ISLANDBORN Written by Junot Díaz, illustrated by Leo Espinosa Published by Dial Books ISBN: 978-0735229860 (English)/ ISBN: 978-0525552819 (Spanish) All Ages Book Review “Every kid in Lola’s school was from somewhere else. Hers was the school of faraway places.” But when her teacher asks her class to draw a picture of […]
October 16, 2016 by Katie Cunningham
The Seventh Wish Written by Kate Messner Published in 2016 by Bloomsbury Grades 4-8 ISBN: 978-1-61963-376-6 Book Review “I must have imagined the voice. I have magic flowers and crystal dresses and wishes swirling around my brain, and that all added up to a fish talking.” Life for twelve-year-old Charlie Brennan suddenly changes when she […]
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Karen Jensen, MLS
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
Good Comics for Kids
by Lori Henderson
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