Tag: women artists

Featuring: Ebony Glenn!

Happy Saturday!  We are SO excited to be back in action after a week away looking at property in our dream location-Western Massachusetts!  In perfect timing, we were able to connect with Ebony Glenn who illustrated Not Quite Snow White, which was recently released on… Continue Reading “Featuring: Ebony Glenn!”

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 sent into another universe… Continue Reading “Lily Brown’s Paintings”

Ruth Asawa: A Sculpting Life

Written by: Joan Schoettler Illustrated by: Traci Van Wagoner For ages: 6-9 years Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Women Artists, Historical Events, Public Art.  Summary: Aiko and Ruth Asawa are the same person.  Aiko speaks Japanese at home, and at her Japanese school on Saturdays after she is done… Continue Reading “Ruth Asawa: A Sculpting Life”

Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker

Written by: Mara Rockliff Illustrated by: Simona Ciraolo For ages: 5-9 years Language: English, very minor French. Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Women in Film, Trailblazers, Women Artists.   Summary: A little girl named Alice loved stories more than anything.  She listened to those around her, and the tales they told… Continue Reading “Lights! Camera! Alice! The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker”

Little People, BIG DREAMS Georgia O’Keeffe

Written by: Ma Isabel Sanchez Vegara Illustrated by: Erica Salcedo For Ages: 4-10 years Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures, Historical Events, Women Artists, Trailblazers, Self-Expression. Summary: Georgia grew up on a farm in Wisconsin, and loved nature.  She loved looking at the world around… Continue Reading “Little People, BIG DREAMS Georgia O’Keeffe”

Libba; The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten

Written by: Laura Veirs Illustrated by: Tatyana Fazlalizadeh For ages: 4-10 years Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Women in Music, Historical Figures. Summary: Libba was a young girl that heard music everywhere.  Sometimes she snuck into her older brother’s room and played his guitar.  He was right-handed, and Libba… Continue Reading “Libba; The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten”

Yayoi Kusama From Here to Infinity

Written by: Sarah Suzuki Illustrated by: Ellen Weinstein For ages: 4 & up Language: English Topics Covered: Women Artists, Japanese Experience, Self-Expression, POC-Centric Narratives Summary: Yayoi was born on the island on Honshu, in Japan.  Her family lived in the countryside and owned plant nurseries, but Yayoi longed to be… Continue Reading “Yayoi Kusama From Here to Infinity”

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