#Cybils Picture Book Biographies: Poet George Moses Horton

Our next picture book biography nominated for a 2015 Cybils award in the Elementary/Middle Grade Nonfiction category, is the moving and powerful Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton by Don Tate. Those of us who are interested in … Continue reading

Beautiful African-American Ballerinas

For the last day in our series on African-American ballerinas, we are emphasizing the “picture” in picture book with the illustrious photography of Susan Kuklin in Beautiful Ballerina by Marilyn Nelson. This book features photographs of four real girls from the … Continue reading