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Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars!

I love the cherry blossoms that bloom every year in Washington, D.C. – and so does the rest of America! That’s why I’m reviewing  Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars!, a great picture book that tells of many Japanese traditions, … Continue reading

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STORY PAINTER: The Life of Jacob Lawrence

STORY PAINTER: The Life of Jacob Lawrence tells the story of the artist Jacob Lawrence, born in 1917, Jacob, known as “Jake” grew up during the Great Migration, the largest migration of African-Americans to the North, since the days of … Continue reading

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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

Originally posted on Book Buzz 4 Kids:
Loving v. Virginia was a Supreme Court case many are still not aware of. What’s unique about Loving v. Virginia is that it had no political motivation, it was motivated by love. Two people…

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Little Blue Truck’s Halloween: A Lift-the-Flap Book!

Little Blue Truck is on his way to a Halloween celebration and on the way he meets up with his animal friends who are dressed for the occasion! This delightful picture book is part of the Little Blue Truck series and … Continue reading

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Grace for President!

  With all the presidential campaign debates taking place lately, I’m inclined to once again review the awesome children’s book Grace for President – a picture book that is both educational and entertaining. Children will love Grace for President  because it teaches … Continue reading

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My Name is Celia Cruz: The Life of Celia Cruz / Me Llamo Celia Cruz: La Vida de Celia Cruz

It’s Hispanic American Heritage Month, and in recognition I’m reviewing the bilingual picture book My Name is Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/Mi Llamo Celia Cruz: La Vida de Celia Cruz. Celia Cruz was a salsa music legend, known as the … Continue reading

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I Am So Brave!

August is the time of year when children are returning to school, and also when many others will be attending school, kindergarten or Pre-K for the first time. I Am So Brave! is a delightful board book about overcoming fears … Continue reading

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