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November 25, 2018


I’d hoped to post my review of the latest Monkey and Cake book by now but I’m planning to have it up no later than tomorrow evening. In the meantime, I’ll be preparing for Tuesday’s Twitter chat. @WeAreKidlit (formerly We Are The People) is currently developing our 2019 Summer Reading list and we thought it […]


August 19, 2018

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They’re not coincidences; they’re metaphors!


January 7, 2018

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  These cold, snowy, dark days are forcing me to slow down, re-assess and consider a new plan for a new year. We’re almost two weeks into the new year and two decades into the 21st century. How is my world and my world perspective changing? Twenty years ago, I was a brown haired, struggling […]


June 4, 2017


As promised, Little Brown Kids has changed the image for Lemony Snickett’s Bad Mood and the Stick.  I like this representation so much better because our moods are a part of us, as indicated by similar color schemes.   I’d really like to get copies of the old and new F&Gs for teaching purposes. Pre-service […]


April 23, 2017

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Tomorrow is the big day!! The We’re the People Summer Reading list will be released tomorrow morning! I don’t know if you could tell from the interviews I posted, but the people who volunteer to work on this list are an extremely busy group of people. They are deeply dedicated to children’s literature, social justice […]

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February 12, 2017

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Perhaps today’s post is going to be an uncomfortable one, but in opening up conversations about money and finances with my friends and family, I’ve found a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas. Discomfort is a sign of growth. We usually think of money and finances when we think of economics, but this science is actually […]

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November 13, 2016


A few days ago, Varian Johnson took to Twitter. The election also has me thinking about the stories I want and need to tell. What is my responsibility as a POC with a voice? — Varian Johnson (@varianjohnson) November 11, 2016   With the re-affirmation that the voices of Native Americans and people of color […]


March 6, 2016


We’re firmly in the month of March. Keep coming back here because I will post the March releases by authors of color before the month ends. I promise. February was filled with Writers on Writing and reviews of sources on enslavement. March may be quieter because of offline responsibilities but, I do hope to review […]


February 15, 2015

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It’s been cold here for the past few days. Once I remembered that it’s the end of February, I tied my scarf a little tighter and continued to do what I needed to do. I’ve been carrying around a post in my head for much of the day and thought I finally had time to […]