The ABC’S of Black History

  As soon as I saw this book, I had an inkling it would be phenomenal. I don’t think I was prepared for just how beautiful it is. Alphabet books can be hit or miss, and also a turnoff for older readers who might feel they’re “for little kids” and not for them. The ABC’s…

Reading Beauty

Written by: Deborah Underwood Illustrated by: Meg Hunt For ages: 3-6 years Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Literacy, Fairy Tale, Problem-Solving, Feminist, Independent Thought, Kindness, Family, Love, Pets, Space, Rhyming.  Summary: This is the next book from the pair that brought you Interstellar Cinderella, which we loved very much!  Both of us are so excited to get this one, we’ve been waiting…

The Piñata that the Farm Maiden Hung

Written by: Samantha R. Vamos Illustrated by: Sebastià Serra For ages: 3 years and up Language: English & Spanish Topics Covered: Latinx Identity, Rhyming, Hispanic Culture & Traditions, Summary: This book reads like a rhyming poem, set up in a style that adds to the pages before to create mouthfuls of rhymes and jumbles.  It’s very similar to the…

When Grandma Gives You A Lemon Tree

Written by: Jamie 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…