Category Archives: children

Diverse Books for Kids – Books with Transgender Leads

I am a huge proponent for books with diverse characters. I believe kids should have the opportunity to read about other kids that look, sound, and feel like they do. Recently, I listened to George by Alex Gino and read Gracefully … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pickle-The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School by Kim Baker

Pickle-The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School by Kim Baker and illustrated by Tim Probert Pickle is a story about a club that forms with mischief in mind but along the way becomes more about friendship and … Continue reading

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Children’s Books: Three New Adventures

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead Bridge and her best friends Emily and Tab have been through a lot together, including a horrific accident that Bridge barely survived. When 7th grade begins, Bridge’s world is turned upside down. Emily has a … Continue reading

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A Dozen Cousins, by Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Sam Usher. Age range: 4-6 The title of this book immediately caught my attention because I enjoy reading about large and crazy families. Anna is our protagonist and she has twelve … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Woman Who Lived with Wolves & Other Stories from the Tipi by Paul Goble

Award-winning artist and storyteller Paul Goble, whom I first discovered 24 years ago when I bought my daughter her first “Iktomi” story, is quite prolific in his dedication to the retelling of traditional myths and legends of the Great Plains and the … Continue reading

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