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Tutus Aren’t My Style

Written by: Linda Skeers Illustrated by: Anne Wilsdorf For ages: 4-7 years Language: English Topics Covered: Tomboys, Exploration, Open-Mindedness, Family, Love, Acceptance. Summary: This book is super cute!  The main character Emma loves playing in the mud, lizards, and climbing trees.  One day, she gets a…

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Lily Brown’s Paintings

Written by: Angela Johnson  Illustrated by: E.B. Lewis For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Art, Artist, Self-Expression, Independent Thought. Summary: This sweet and whimsical book is all about Lily Brown and how she paints.  When painting, Lily is captivated and…

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I Will Be Fierce!

Written by: Bea Birdsong  Illustrated by: Nidhi Chanani For ages:4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Social-Emotional Development, POC-Centric Narratives, Self-Esteem, Friendship. Summary: This book is the definition of adorable.  The plot is driven forward by phrases often found in adventure stories, but the illustrations shows…

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Introducing Mrs Koby’s Book Club

Happy Saturday everyone!  At least here in New England, it’s beginning to feel like spring.  This week, we are thrilled to introduce Abbey, the driving force behind Mrs. Koby’s Book Club!  Corrie is a little extra excited, because for a…

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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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Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers? The Story of Ada Lovelace

Written by: Tanya Lee Stone Illustrated by: Marjorie Priceman For ages: 6-9 years Language: English Topics Covered: Women in STEM, Historical Figures, Women in Science, Feminism, Bravery, Courage, Individuality. Summary: Ada was a young girl who lived in the English countryside.  She had a wild imagination and…

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Interstellar Cinderella

Written by: Deborah Underwood Illustrated by: Meg Hunt For ages: 5-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Fairy Tales, Feminism, Individual Thought, Women in STEM. Summary: Once upon a planetoid lived a girl named Cinderella.  She dreamed of fixing fancy rocket ships one day, but until then…

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