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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

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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

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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