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Last week I learned about the Kerlan Collection at the University of Minnesota. How could I not have known about it before?

The Kerlan Collection is an amazing, world class collection of children’s literature. 324 more words

Children's Book Critique Group Blog

Tomas and the Library Lady by Pat Mora, illustrated by Raul Colon

Rating: ★★★★1/2

Genre: Children’s literature

Medium: Hardcover

Synopsis: Tomas goes to the library, and the librarian there introduces him to all sorts of books to keep his summer occupied. 91 more words

Book review: Listen: How Peter Seeger Got America Singing, by Leda Schubert, illustrated by Raul Colón

Schubert, Leda. Listen: How Peter Seeger Got America Singing. Il. by Raul Colón. Neal Porter/Roaring Brook, 2017. $17.99. unp. ISBN 978-1-62672-250-7. Ages 4-8. P7Q7

Beloved writer, folksinger, conservationist, pacifist, and activist Pete Seeger died at the age of 94 after a rich life. 102 more words

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Draw! by Raúl Colón

Rating: ★★★★

Genre: Children’s lit

Medium: Hardcover

Synopsis: A little boy wants to explore and explore and explore.  Luckily for him, he has quite a pretty good book that sparks his imagination… 88 more words

Portrait of an American Activist: Listen - How Pete Seeger Got America Singing

Listen – How Pete Seeger Got America Singing, by Leda Schubert/Illustrated by Raúl Colón, (June 2017, Roaring Brook Press), $17.99, ISBN: 9781626722507

Recommended for readers 5-10… 457 more words


Fearless Flyer by Heather Lang, illustrated by Raul Colon

Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
by Heather Lang,
illustrated by Raul Colon
Calkins Creek

The second book for this week is also about pushing boundaries but this particular book is nonfiction. 367 more words

Tomás and the Library Lady

Written by Pat Mora, Illustrated by Raul Colón Alfred A. Knopf, 1997

It was midnight.  The light of the full moon followed the tired old car.

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