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Poetry Friday: Poetry Camp and Cynthia Grady

Thank you Catherine at Reading to the Core for hosting Poetry Friday.

One week (or six sleeps as I tell my kinders) until I go to… 295 more words

EBYR All Over: July 1, 2016

Welcome back to EBYR All Over, a Friday roundup of all the EBYR-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can gather in a given week. 154 more words

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Embracing the Dream of Diversity: Michele Wood's Indy Book Zone

As a child, Michele Wood attended School #110 on the northeast side of urban Indianapolis. Now she spends much of her time visiting schools like hers, schools serving diverse and often struggling communities, where students crave inspiration and engagement but often feel overlooked. 259 more words

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I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery, by Cynthia Grady, illustrated by Michele Wood

I Lay My Stitches Down
Poems of American Slavery
by Cynthia Grady
illustrated by Michele Wood
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers

There’s been a lot of  back and forth concerning whether or not slaves stitched maps to freedom in the quilts.   287 more words

Mock Coretta Scott King Awards

Awards season for Children’s Literature is fast approaching.  Today, as I read The Book Itch:  Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore I thought, why should we exclude ourselves to Mock Newberys and Mock Caldecotts.   268 more words

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EBYR All Over: November 20, 2015

Welcome back to EBYR All Over, a Friday roundup of all the EBYR-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can gather in a given week. 315 more words

The Amazing Age Of John Roy Lynch