Weekly Bookish News: Week of 3/6/17

Favorites from around the web Rich in Color - a blog about YA books starring or written by people of color or people from First/Native Nations. Dear Poet Project - excellent resources for Poetry Month in April for grades 5 and up Top Ten Historical Fiction Titles to Encourage a Diverse Understanding of the Past … Continue reading Weekly Bookish News: Week of 3/6/17

Annie Aardvark, Mathematician: Review

What books tend to be missing from most school libraries? Well, in most libraries it is very difficult to find books by a diverse range of authors, but in addition to that, it can be very hard to find storybooks about STEM (Science, Technology, and Mathematics). Then add in trying to find one with a … Continue reading Annie Aardvark, Mathematician: Review

Artists will Love Piper Perish

“Piper Perish” by Kayla Cagan joins the book world today with high praise from Kirkus, Booklist and School Library Journal ~ I concur thoroughly with these reviews. Piper is written entirely in a very casual stream-of-consciousness diary style, which did take some getting used to at first, but quickly turned into an absolute delight to read. It … Continue reading Artists will Love Piper Perish

Weekly Bookish News: Week of 2/27/17

Favorites from around the web: Books that Teach Us About the Experience of Refugees and Immigrants (picture books & MG/YA) We Need Diverse Books TeenReads - all YA, all the time READERS’ ADVISORY (i.e. How to Find Great Books for Kids and Entice Kids to Read) NOTE: This is originally written for my Wisconsin elementary and … Continue reading Weekly Bookish News: Week of 2/27/17