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March 2, 2018 | Week in Review

Hello, all,

Here are a few resources that caught our eye in the past week from the world of diversity in children’s literature. Enjoy!

World Wide Web

Cover Reveal for Bookjoy Wordjoy by Pat Mora and illus. by Raul Colón

We are so excited to host a cover reveal for Lee & Low’s upcoming spring title from two of the biggest names in the Latinx children’s book community: Pat Mora and Raul Colón.  1,114 more words

Children's Lit


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

Book Reviews

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