When Grandpa Gives You a Toolbox

Written By: Jamie L.B. Deenihan Illustrated by: Lorraine Rocha For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Intergenerational Stories, BIPOC Protagonists, STEM, Etiquette, Social-Emotional Learning. Summary: I’m so excited that this book came out! I love the way that the narrator humorously includes etiquette, practical skills, and the subversion of gender norms. Our main character…

When Grandma Gives You A Lemon Tree

Written by:┬áJamie L. B. Deenihan Illustrated by: Lorraine Rocha For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Family, Love, Rhyming, Community, Independence, Etiquette. Summary: This book is SO cute!  The story begins with our main character making a birthday wish list filled with electronics.  What she receives however, is unexpected…a lemon tree! The clever part of…