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There are No Bears…or are there?

There are No Bears…or are there?

The title of this delightful picture book is There are No Bears in This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach. However, the cover illustration suggests a different story! I am writing this review during the Coronavirus pandemic. Most of the schools in the US, and possibly globally, are closed in an effort to slow (hopefully stop)¬† the … Continue reading

Mama Miti by Donna Jo Napoli

I came¬†across this gem during a search for books illustrated by Kadir Nelson. I was planning a study of his work as my Black History Month theme this year. As usual, Nelson’s illustrations are absolutely amazing. But the story of “Mama Miti” is also a wonderful tale of the work of Wangari Muta Maathai. Wangari … Continue reading