Book Reviews

How to Write about Trauma for Children: My December Reads

This December was a slow reading month for me, with the holidays in full swing. However, I realized as I was writing this post that several of the books I read this month dealt with childhood trauma in some way. I am not an author, but I imagine it must be difficult to write about… Continue reading How to Write about Trauma for Children: My December Reads

Book Reviews, K-5 Literacy

Strong Female Leads & Fantastic Graphic Novels: My November Reads

November is almost over and I read some great books during this month! Check them out!The links in this post lead to the book's corresponding Goodreads page. Rosie Revere and the Raucus Riveters: The Questioneers by Andrea Beaty Ages 7-10 Rosie Revere, Engineer is turning into quite the franchise. Rosie is now the leader of… Continue reading Strong Female Leads & Fantastic Graphic Novels: My November Reads

Book Reviews, Storytimes

Zoo Animals, Birds, Cats, and More: New Read-Alouds October

We got lots of new picture books that would make great storytime read-alouds this month!!! (Not all were published in October, just new to me!) Not Yet, Zebra by Lou Kuenzler Toddler+ Zoo animals ABCs Super cute illustrations make this one good for me! Zoo animals and ABCs make it great! Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,… Continue reading Zoo Animals, Birds, Cats, and More: New Read-Alouds October

Book Reviews

Resilient Refugees & Rebel Librarians : My October Reads

It was a slow reading month for me where children's books were concerned. I spent the first half of the month reading books for people my own age, so I only made it to a few this month. The links in the post lead to the book's Goodreads profile. The Fox Girl and the White… Continue reading Resilient Refugees & Rebel Librarians : My October Reads

Book Reviews

Best Children’s Biographies of Women

After researching which women were being profiled in recently published biographies of women, I thought I'd put together a list of what I consider to be the best. The links in this post lead to the books' Goodreads profile. Rad American Women from A-Z by Kate Schatz Recommed for ages 8+ I would argue that… Continue reading Best Children’s Biographies of Women

Book Reviews

Another Book With Frida Kahlo on the Cover: The Publishing Trend of Children’s Biographies of Women

In the past few years, there has been a proliferation of children's nonfiction books published that contain biographical profiles of several historical (and present-day) women. As a feminist, I love seeing this trend grow. We need updated and appealling books about women in kid lit. However, despite my excitement at seeing these books pop up… Continue reading Another Book With Frida Kahlo on the Cover: The Publishing Trend of Children’s Biographies of Women