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Draw!

Written and Illustrated by Raúl Colón Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014

The plot in a nutshell: A boy draws animals and imagines himself on safari… 379 more words

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A Band of Angels Coming After Me

As people across the world mourn the shooting of nine people in a Charleston, South Carolina church, comparisons have been made with shooter Dylann Roof’s act and that of four white supremacists who, in 1963, planted bombs at another historic church—the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four little girls. 1,049 more words

Children's Literature

Book review: Leontyne Price, by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Raul Colon

Weatherford, Carole Boston. Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century. Il. Raul Colon. Knopf. 2014. $17.99. unp. 978-0-375-85606-8. Ages 6-9:

Born to poor black sharecroppers in 1927, the singer rose to follow Marian Anderson in breaking the color barrier after a musical education at Julliard, playing Bess in… 75 more words

Book Reviews

"She knew that shadow was not just hers": Leontyne Price biography

Roses at her feet and tears in her eyes, Leontyne bowed. She glimpsed the spotlight casting a shadow. She knew that shadow was not just hers, but her parents’, teachers’, and Marian’s.

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Picture Books

Book review: Draw!

Colon, Raul. Draw! Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster, 2014. $17.99. unp. 978-1-4424-9492-3. Ages 4-7:

Confined to his room because of asthma, a boy escapes into a book about Africa and leaves the four walls by drawing his imaginary experiences. 90 more words

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Picture Books : Drawing & Painting & Messing Around!

In my years as teacher, mother, and daycare provider, I have not met a child that did not love to draw and paint. The nice thing about drawing is that they can do it anywhere; all they need is a pencil and a piece of paper (or a permanent marker and a wall—YIKES!) 701 more words

Primary (K-2)