Visiting Day | by Jacqueline Woodson

Visiting Day by Jacqueline Woodson My rating: 4 of 5 stars There are families much like my own who either currently or at one time or another have had an incarcerated family member. It is a topic that you seldom see addressed in picture books. Who better to put the story and images this experience... Continue Reading →

The Good Egg | by Jory John

The Good Egg by Jory John My rating: 3 of 5 stars It's not easy being the good egg all the time. Well, not just a good egg, but a verrrrrry good egg, as our egg friend humbly declares. He wants his friends to be good eggs too, but worrying about the behavior and actions... Continue Reading →

The Undefeated | by Kwame Alexander

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander My rating: 5 of 5 stars Two of my favorite creators in kidlit, author Kwame Alexander and artist/illustrator Kadir Nelson, have crafted this great work that is The Undefeated. I was particularly excited for this book after listening to Kwame's poem, This One is For Us: an ode to the... Continue Reading →

A Little Chicken | by Tammi Sauer

A Little Chicken by Tammi Sauer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sometimes when life gets tough, you have to be brave enough to face your fears, even when you feel a little chicken. Dot was afraid of so many things but when her unhatched sibling rolled away from the coop, she found the courage... Continue Reading →

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