Month: June 2023

Be a Scribe

BE A SCRIBE: WORKING FOR A BETTER LIFE IN EGYPT written by Michael Hoffman, Christian Casey and Jen Thum

Sixteen-year-old Michael Hoffman was inspired by a papyrus translation and now immerses young readers in...
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Untangling: Grandmother Time (Chapter 50)

Preoccupation with my mother's care had me speeding around town to the detriment of my...
Fairest of All

FAIREST OF ALL written by Sarah Mlynowski Bradley and illustrated by Anu Chounan

Writer Sarah Mlynowski and illustrator Anu Chounan kick off the new series "Whatever After" with...
All in her Head

ALL IN HER HEAD: THE TRUTH AND LIES EARLY MEDICINE TAUGHT US ABOUT WOMEN’S BODIES AND WHY IT MATTERS TODAY, written by Elizabeth Comen, Md. and read by Anna Caputo

Elizabeth Comen is an incredible tour guide of women's pasts and present in the collective...
The Night War

THE NIGHT WAR written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and read by Gilli Messer

I read Kimberly Brubaker Bradley's THE NIGHT WAR a couple months ago and as with...
Sourgrass

SOURGRASS written by Hope Lim and illustrated by Shahrzad Maydani

Writer Hope Lim and illustrator Shahrzad Maydani accent the power of friendship and its bittersweet...
The Mighty Pollinators

THE MIGHTY POLLINATORS written by Helen Frost and illustrated by Rick Lieder

THE MIGHTY POLLINATORS is the seventh spectacular collaboration between poet Helen Frost and photographer Rick...
Would you Dare put a diaper

WOULD YOU DARE PUT A DIAPER ON A BEAR? written and illustrated by Lillias Kinsman-Chauvet

Author-illustrator Lillias Kinsman-Chauvet's WOULD YOU DARE PUT A DIAPER ON A BEAR? weds idea and...
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Untangling: Sibling Squabbles (Chapter 51)

Things couldn't stay peaceful long in my family, when I was young or presently. Just...
When Moon Blooms

WHEN MOON BLOOMS written by Aida Salazar and illustrated by Caribay Benavides

Want to extend the magic of the eclipse? Worship the power of the moon with...