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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

Picture Book

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