In My Mosque is equal parts stunning art and beautiful, important text. It shares with the reader the joys and traditions found in mosques around the world and showcases the friendship and community found inside.
Always fun to receive brand new picture books in the mail for review purposes. What I love best about this particular group of beautiful books
Note: Candlewick Press sent me a review copy of this book. There is an art to writing a picture book. Rachel Stubbs paints and writes.
As a fourth grade teacher, I am always on the hunt for new picture book biographies that my students will love. When I heard about
The Diverse BookFinder is a collection of children’s picture books featuring diverse story lines and characters. It is a comprehensive list, not necessarily a “must
NORTHBOUND: A Train Ride Out of Segregation, written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award Winner James E.
As 2020 ended, three picture books were given to me and I also read Gary Paulsen’s unusual memoir of his early years, written for 8
Happy Holidays to one and all in what has been the most tumultuous year many of us have ever experienced. As 2020 draws to a close (phew!), at least one thing remains unchanged: it’s time once again for the annual Writers’ Rumpus Review!
I Am The Storm by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple, illustrated by Kristen and Kevin Howdeshell is the perfect book for 2020. Lyrical text paired
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Your recently released picture book, Lotte’s Magical Paper Puppets, with Page Street Kids is a lyrical, lovely and unusual picture book biography
Candlewick Press has done it again. They are consistently publishing gorgeous books for all ages, from babies to young adults. I received the following board
I’ve had the great pleasure of attending two of Rajani LaRocca’s book launches – in person for MIDSUMMER’S MAYHEM, her award-winning debut middle grade novel
Today, October 27th, 2020 is a pretty special day for me. Two books, for which I wrote the words, are being released (amazingly, they’re my
5 Fabulous Things about Don’t Feed the Coos! by Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox
“As the summer draws to an end, and chilly nights become the norm;As the skies clear, and stars burn from lightyears away,telling stories of warriors,
I’m a huge fan of podcasts and their wealth of free content available at just the tap of the screen. Last November I even wrote