Day: August 5, 2018

From the Heart of Africa: A Book of Wisdom

Collected by: Eric Walters Illustrated by: Various illustrators, see information below For Ages: any age Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Culture, Community. Summary: This book is a collection of aphorisms from around Africa. Each page is beautifully illustrated by a different artist, with… Continue Reading “From the Heart of Africa: A Book of Wisdom”

We Sang You Home

Written by: Richard Van Camp Illustrated by: Julie Flett For Ages: Infant and Up Language: Bilingual-English and Plains Cree Topics Covered: Family, Indigenous Voices, First Nations, New Baby. Summary: This board book is from the perspective of new parents speaking to their child, celebrating… Continue Reading “We Sang You Home”

My Heart Fills With Happiness

Written by: Monique Gray Smith Illustrated by: Julie Flett For Ages: Infant and Up Language: Bilingual-English and Plains Cree Topics Covered: Indigenous Voices, First Nations, Happiness, Family, Community, Culture,  Love. Summary: This adorable board book celebrates happiness and the little things in life.  Baking… Continue Reading “My Heart Fills With Happiness”

Little You

Written by: Richard Van Camp Illustrated by: Julie Flett For Ages: Infant and Up Language: Bilingual-English and Plains Cree; English. Topics Covered: New Baby, Indigenous Voices, First Nations, Family, Love, Celebration. Summary: This rhyming board book celebrates a new baby’s arrival in a family.… Continue Reading “Little You”

You Hold Me Up

Written by: Monique Gray Smith Illustrated by: Danielle Daniel For Ages: 3-6 years Language: English Topics Covered: Social-Emotional Learning, Family, Kindness, Community. Summary: This book uses the title phrase “you hold me up” to speak about kind acts loved ones do for one another.… Continue Reading “You Hold Me Up”

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