Category: Diversity

Happy Book BDay to THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER & THE SHADOW OF DOUBT = 6 Qs with superhero #mg author Shawn Peters + a few *NewYearsResolutions + #Giveaway!

Happy 2023, Book Friends! Our first celebration of the year is for the Book Birthday of THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER AND THE SHADOW OF DOUBT, the #mg sequel by Shawn Peters (Harper Collins / Illus. Petur Antonsson). You might remember meeting Shawn Peters when we celebrated his debut #mg, The Unforgettable Logan Foster in 2022…. Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to Building Bridges: Peace, Salaam, Shalom = 8 Qs about connections, communities, and moving mountains…together.

It’s a Happy (almost) #Book Birthday for BUILDING BRIDGES: Peace, Salaam, Shalom –and we’re celebrating the Oct. 18th release of this lovely book created by 3 #kidlit authors + 1 illustrator –with 8 questions! Callie Metler, Shirin Rahman, and Melissa Stoller & Illustrator Kate Talbot are the same team behind PLANTING FRIENDSHIP: PEACE, SALAAM, SHALOM,… Read more »

A not-to-be-missed Conversation with Poet & Children’s Author Brynne Barnes –on BLACK GIRL RISING, trust, the music of language, and the voices that stay with us.

I am so honored and thrilled to have poet and author (+ professor, song writer, and inspirational speaker) Brynne Barnes join us on the blog today. If you have yet to discover and savor her newest release, BLACK GIRL RISING, do yourself a favor: STOP EVERYTHING RIGHT NOW AND READ THIS BOOK. We’ll wait. (Books… Read more »

5 Qs for author Sandra Nickel + #Back-To-School Friendships = Happy Book Birthday BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH!

I’m so excited to celebrate Sandra Nickel’s adorable NEW picture book, BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH, illustrated by Il Sung Na, which launches Sept. 6th with Carolrhoda. Here’s the link for the BIG BEAR LITTLE FISH premiere, which will be live at 7 am EST / August 30th. In my opinion–BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to A GRANDMA’S MAGIC + 6 Qs for author Charlotte Offsay + 3 Book Pairings!

Charlotte Offsay‘s new picture book, A Grandma’s Magic, illustrated by Asa Gilland (Doubleday Books for Young Readers), released April 5, 2022–and we’re keeping the celebration going! “A Grandma’s Magic is a picture book celebration of grandmothers and all the ways in which they are magical. It is for kids who ache at the end of a… Read more »