12 September 2017

12 Books about Schools #resist

The Forbidden Schoolhouse: The True and Dramatic Story of Prudence Crandall and Her Students
written by Suzanne Jurmain

Freedom's School
written by Lesa Cline-Ransome, images by James E. Ransome

written by Marianna Baer

Gift Days
written by Kari-Lynn Winters, images by Stephen Taylor

The Girl from the Tar Paper School: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement
written by Teri Kanefield

Gooney Bird Greene
written by Lois Lowry, images by Middy Thomas

Green Wilma
written and illustrated by Tedd Arnold

Griff Carver, Hallway Patrol
written by Jim Krieg

Here Lies Linc
written by Delia Ray

Hickory Dickory Dog
written and illustrated by Alison Murray

Hooway for Wodney Wat
written by Helen Lester, images by Lynn Munsinger

Josias, Hold the Book
written by Jennifer Riesmeyer Elvgren, images by Nicole Tadgell

04 September 2017

4 Books About the Labor Movement

Since it's Labor Day, it's a good time to remember why, exactly, we have a holiday celebrating the common worker.

Breaker Boys: How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor
written by Michael Burgan

The Carpet Boy's Gift
written by Peggy Deitz Shea, illustrated by Leane Morin

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
written by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin

First Day In Grapes
written by L. King Perez, illustrated by Robert Casilla

12 August 2017

12 Books About Disasters #resist

Kenta and the Big Wave
written and illustrated by Ruth Ohi

The Killing Sea
written by Richard Lewis

The Last Girls of Pompeii
written by Kathryn Lasky

Lila and the Secret of Rain
written by David Conway, images by Jude Daly

Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans
written by Phil Bildner, images by John Parra

Radiant Girl
written by Andrea White

After the Ashes
written by Sara K Joiner

The Blizzard
written by Betty Ren Wright, illustrated by Ronald Himler

Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters That Changed History
written and illustrated by Bryn Barnard

The Day the World Exploded: The Earthshaking Catastrophe at Krakatoa
written by Simon Winchester, images by Jason Chin

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
written and illustrated by Don Brown

Fire Birds: Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests
written and photographed by Sneed B. Collard III

05 August 2017

5 Books About Grandmothers

My grandmother would have been 94 years old today. Happy birthday, Nana!

Albert's Impossible Toothache
written by Barbara Williams, illustrated by Doug Cushman

Betsy Red Hoodie
written by Gail Carson Levine, illustrated by Scott Nash

written by Lauren Myracle

Can't Scare Me!
written and illustrated by Ashley Bryan

Everything Is Different at Nonna's House
written by Caron Lee Cohen, illustrated by Hiroe Nakata