Love Is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement By Sandra Neil Wallace Illustrated by Bryan Collier 

I recieved a copy of this iecture book from Simon Kids Publishing in exchange for an honest review.  Introduction of the story: Love is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement by Sandra Neil Wallace Introduces readers to one of the unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Movement. Diane grew up in theContinue reading “Love Is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement By Sandra Neil Wallace Illustrated by Bryan Collier “

Mending The Moon By Emma Pearl Illustrated By Sara Ugolotti

I am so excited to be a part of the blog tour for Mending the Moon written by Emma Pearl and illustrated by Sara Ugolotti.  Introduction of the story Mending the Moon follows a young girl named Luna who loved to watch the moon and stars shine in the night sky. One night, she isContinue reading “Mending The Moon By Emma Pearl Illustrated By Sara Ugolotti”

Magnolia Flower Adapted by Ibram X. Kendi Magnolia Illustrated by Loveis Wise

Back of Book: Born to parents who fled slavery and the Trail of Tears, Magnolia Flower is a girl with a vibrant spirit. Not to be deterred by rigid ways of the world, she longs to connect with others, who too long for freedom. She finds this in a young man of letters who herContinue reading “Magnolia Flower Adapted by Ibram X. Kendi Magnolia Illustrated by Loveis Wise”

A History of Toilet Paper (and Other Potty Tools) By Sophia Gholz Illustrated by Xiana Teimoy 

Back of Book: People have been going potty since, well, since the beginning of people! Ever wonder what humans used before potties or paper? You might be surprised at the clever tools that humans came up with over the centuries. From the great outdoors to ceramic pots, bum brushes and bidets, prepare for an adventureContinue reading “A History of Toilet Paper (and Other Potty Tools) By Sophia Gholz Illustrated by Xiana Teimoy “

Colorful Curly Haired Crafts for Kids: 60 Fun and Easy Activities that Celebrate the Beauty of Natural Hair By Cheryl Gavrielides

Colorful Curly Haired Crafts For Kids I received a copy of this book from Page Street Publishing in exchange for an honest review. Back of Book: Curly hair comes in lots of colors and textures, and with this fun collection of crafts, you’ll be able to explore the many ways you can make curly-haired art.Continue reading “Colorful Curly Haired Crafts for Kids: 60 Fun and Easy Activities that Celebrate the Beauty of Natural Hair By Cheryl Gavrielides”

Opal Lee and What it Means to be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth

Book Summary:  Opal Lee and What it Means to be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth by Alice Faye Duncan is a beautiful blend of the history of Juneteenth and a biography of Opal Lee’s life. The story opens up with a wonderful picnic scene where the children gather around to hearContinue reading “Opal Lee and What it Means to be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth”

Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome By Kat Zhang Illustrated by Charlene Chua

Book Summary  I received a copy of this picture book from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in exchange for an honest review.  Amy is thrilled when she learns that a new student named Lin has joined her class at school. She tries several ways to make him feel welcome, but Lin stays quiet.Continue reading “Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome By Kat Zhang Illustrated by Charlene Chua”

I Am You: A Book about Ubuntu By Refiloe Moahloli Illustrated by Zinelda McDonald

I Am You  Back of Book: In southern Africa, there is a belief called ubuntu—the idea that we are all connected. No matter where we’re from or who we are, a person is a person through their connections to other people. With simple, lyrical text and charming artwork, this lively picture book first published in SouthContinue reading “I Am You: A Book about Ubuntu By Refiloe Moahloli Illustrated by Zinelda McDonald”

Violet Velvet Mittens with Everything: The Fabulous Life of Diana Vreeland By Deborah Blumenthal & Illustrated By Rachel Katstaller

Back of Book: Violet Velvet Mittens with Everything captures the dramatic, spectacular world of fashion icon Diana Vreeland, whose legacy at Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art continues to influence the fashion world today. As a little girl in Paris, Vreeland loved to read and dance, and most of allContinue reading “Violet Velvet Mittens with Everything: The Fabulous Life of Diana Vreeland By Deborah Blumenthal & Illustrated By Rachel Katstaller”

Beware The Cuddle Bear by Sean Olsen Illustrated by Justin Runfola

Back of Book: A children’s book that follows world explorer & animal expert, Sir Benedict Beaker, on an epic journey in search of the elusive CUDDLE BEAR! Intended to be read with the ones you love, this sweet tale of adventure encourages kids and caregivers to cuddle up AND MAKE MEMORIES READING TOGETHER. My Review:Continue reading “Beware The Cuddle Bear by Sean Olsen Illustrated by Justin Runfola”