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Monthly Archives: February 2019


Clambake; A Wampanoag Tradition

Written by: Russell M. Peters Photographs by: John Madama For ages: 6 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Indigenous Voices, Community, Native Culture and Traditions, Wampanoag, Family, Love, Friendship, Growing Up. Summary: This book specifically covers the Wampanoag tribe in Mashpee on Cape Cod. It introduces…

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The Shofar Must Go On…

Written by: Lina Schwarz Illustrated by: Yong Chen For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Family, Love, Religion, Jewish Culture & Traditions, Problem-Solving, Community.  Summary: It is almost Rosh Hashanah and Harry is missing his mother, a talented trumpeter, who is out of…

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Introducing: Colours of Us

  Happy Saturday!  Today we are featuring Colours of Us, a beautiful website run by Svenja.  This website is a catch-all for insightful blog posts, multicultural books, toys, and clothing.  After you finish reading our interview with Svenja, hop on…

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Dinosaurs Divorce; A Guide for Changing Families

Written & Illustrated by: Laurene Krasny Brown & Marc Brown For ages: 6 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Family, Love, Community, Divorce, Friendship, Social-Emotional Learning. Summary: This book begins with a Contents page and list of ‘Divorce Words’ with definitions. The book covers lots…

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Crazy About Cats

Written & Illustrated by: Owen Davey For ages: 5 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Cats, Activism, Environment, STEM, Science, Conservation, Global Community, Community. Summary: Starting from the basics of “What is a Cat?” to the complex social dynamics between bobcats fighting over territory, this…

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Introducing Line4Line

 Line 4 Line grew out of LSU’s Neighborhood Arts Project in Baton Rouge. It’s one of the outreach programs of LSU’s Museum of Art, as well as the Art Works Program, a program which focuses on bringing kids from low-performing schools…

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Back of the Bus

Written by: Aaron Reynolds Illustrated by: Floyd Cooper For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Civil Rights, POC-Centric Narratives, Activism, Historical Events, Historical Fiction, Rosa Parks.   Summary: This book takes place on December 1st, 1955.  This is also the historic day when Rosa…

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