It Changed

Several days ago, I promised a post on the changes in Punctuation Takes a Vacation by Robin Pulver and Lynn Rowe Reed (Holiday House). I believe educators and librarians on the CALIBK12 listserv are the ones who raised alarms regarding the racist images in this book. Originally published in 2003, the publishers took out the racist images… Read More It Changed

book review: Usual Suspects

title: Usual Suspects author: Maurice Broaddus date: Katherine Tegen Books; May, 2019 main character: Thelonius Mitchell MG Realistic Fiction This review is based on an advanced copy. Maurice Broaddus, an African American male writer, breaks into writing for middle graders with Usual Suspects. His previous short stories, novels and novellas have been written for adults.… Read More book review: Usual Suspects