May 24, 2021 by Erika Thulin Dawes
“Animals play. And we play too: kimêtawânaw mîna.” This special similarity between humans and the world of animal species is the focus of Cree-Métis author and illustrator Julie Flett’s latest picturebook. Incorporating a patterned text and playful alliteration, Flett introduces the movements of several animal species and then, through illustration, draws parallels to human play.
January 7, 2020 by Mary Ann Cappiello
Preschool and primary grade readers will find comfort in the closeness and warmth shared between grandparents and grandchildren as they go about their everyday rituals and routines.
June 17, 2019 by Grace Enriquez
In this Boston Globe-Horn Book award-winning picturebook, a young girl celebrates one of the most simple, yet powerful, facets of childhood—creativity.
June 5, 2017 by Erika Thulin Dawes
The Banana-Leaf Ball: How Play Can Change the World Written by Katie Smith Milway and Illustrated by Shane W. Evans Published by Kids Can Press in 2017 Grades 2 – 6 Book Review Fleeing from violence that separates him from his family, Deo arrives at Lukole, a refugee camp in Tanzania, emaciated, scared, and alone. […]
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