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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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Keep Climbing, Girls

Written by: Beah E. Richards (Introduction by LisaGay Hamilton) Illustrated by: R. Gregory Christie For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Self-Expression, Acceptance, Self-Acceptance, Independence. Summary: This is a poem about girl power!  The main character is determined to prove her…

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We’re here to profile #lgbtcharacters who #smashstereotypes!

It’s Day 10 folks, and we’re so excited that the topic of #lgbtcharacters has come up, because as two queer educators, we are super passionate about the representation that younger LGBTQ folks can experience with the wealth of books now…

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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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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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Neither

Written & Illustrated by: Airlie Anderson For ages: 4-7 years Language: English Topics Covered: Community, Acceptance, Identity, Friendship, Self-Acceptance. Summary: This story takes place in a world where there are only blue bunnies (this) and yellow birds (that), the Land of This and That.  Until…

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Rad Women Worldwide

Written by: Kate Schatz Illustrated by: Miriam Klein Stahl For Ages: 8-16 years Language: English Topics Covered: Global Community, Activism, Trailblazers, Women in STEM, Artists. Summary: This book is much like it’s counterpart but on a global and more in-depth…

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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

Written and Illustrated by:: Pénélope Bagieu For Ages: teens Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Trailblazers, Women in STEM, Activism. Summary: This book is a graphic novel compilation of stories about strong women and historical figures. It is definitely written…

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Jacob’s New Dress

Written by: Sarah and Ian Hoffman Illustrated by: Chris Case For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Self-Expression, Acceptance, Individuality, Social-Emotional Learning, Family. Summary: Jacob loves to dress up in princess dresses, and does so in the Dramatic Play…

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Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

Written by: Chieri Uegaki Illustrated by: Qin Leng For ages: 4-8 years Language: English, slight Japanese. Topics Covered: Self-Expression, Family, Music, Asian Families. Summary: Hana Hashimoto has signed up to play her violin for the school talent show, despite only having been to three lessons.  Her…

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