February

Black History Month actually began as Black History Week in 1926. It was founded by Carter G. Woodson who is known as The Father of Black History. It has become the month when books about Black people or culture are most likely to be released, when churches hold their annual soul food dinners and teachers… Read More February

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