Book Review: The Leather Apron Club by Jane Yolen

Tweet Benjamin Franklin started the first successful lending library in the United States when he established the Leather Apron Club in Philadelphia in 1727. Best-selling author Jane Yolen writes about this especially for young readers in a picture book called … Continue reading

Book Review: Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights by Rob Sanders

Tweet Rob Sanders’ picture book, Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights, provides a way to talk with young children about activism and how people can choose to peacefully make their voices heard to advocate for justice. It’s also a way to … Continue reading

Book Review: What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers

Tweet Dave Eggers’ picture book, What Can a Citizen Do?, shows children how they can actively work to make the world around them a better place. Activities showcased include helping a neighbor, joining a cause, planting a tree, helping to … Continue reading

Book Review: My Dad is a Clown by José Carlos Andrés

Tweet Clowns sometimes get a bad rap, portrayed as frightening or creepy. But in My Dad is a Clown, a picture book by José Carlos Andrés, young readers get an idea of what it means to be a clown. The … Continue reading

Book Review: This Is Not a Picture Book by Sergio Ruzzier

Tweet Some children resist learning to read because looking at picture books is a lot more fun than written-word-only pages, which can intimidate them. This is Not a Picture Book by Sergio Ruzzier is made especially for children as they … Continue reading

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