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Daily Archives: July 16, 2018


Julián Is a Mermaid

Written and Illustrated by: Jessica Love For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English and Spanish Topics Covered: Self-Acceptance, Gender Expression, Latinx Family Life Summary: Julián is a Mermaid is a vivid, fantastical celebration of family, exploration and most of all…mermaids! Julián LOVES mermaids,…

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Natsumi!

Written by: Susan Lendroth Illustrated by: Priscilla Burris For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Self-Expression, Family Acceptance, Asian Families, Culture and Traditions, Self-Esteem, Japanese Culture Summary: Natsumi is a young Japanese girl that is constantly being told things like “slow down!”, “not so fast!”,…

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Jabari Jumps

Written and Illustrated by: Gaia Cornwall For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: New Experiences, Courage, POC-Centric Narrative, African-American Family Summary: Jabari has decided he’s ready to take that big leap-off the diving board!  When Jabari arrives at the local pool with his dad and…

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Annie’s Plaid Shirt

She wished her mom understood her. Annie felt weird in dresses. She was happiest when she wore her plaid shirt. Why couldn’t her mom see that? Written by: Stacy B. Davids Illustrated by: Rachael Balsaitis For ages: 3-8 years Language:…

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