#kidlit Fatima and the Clementine Thieves Inspires STEAM Activities

The new picture book Fatima and the Clementine Thieves by Mireille Messier and illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard is fantastic. Not only is it a top notch example of a multicultural book, but it inspires any number of hands-on STEAM activities. … Continue reading

50 Cities of the USA @QuartoKids #Kidlit: Exploring Tucson and A Giveaway

 50 Cities of the U.S.A.: Explore America’s Cities with 50 Fact-Filled Maps (The 50 States) by Gabrielle Balkan and illustrated by Sol Linero is a fun children’s book coming out in a few weeks. Let’s celebrate by exploring one of … Continue reading

Latino/a Kid Lit Challenge: What Can You Do with a Paleta?

For the 2014 Latin@s in Kid Lit Reading Challenge: Summer is around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a book and an ice cold paleta? What Can You Do with a Paleta? by Carmen Tafolla and … Continue reading