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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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