Celebrate Picture Book Month with King for A Day

November is an exciting month in the world of children’s literature because it is Picture Book Month! Let’s read, blog about, and get excited about picture books! Be sure to visit the link for daily essays and information about children’s … Continue reading

The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough

The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough by Katie Smith Milway and illustrated by Sylvie Daigneault (obtained as an electronic galley at NetGalley) is an inspiring story of a young girl from the hills of … Continue reading

Ellen Ochoa and Women in Space

This is a busy time of year. In addition to World Space Week, it’s also National Hispanic Heritage Month. To celebrate both, let’s take a look at Ellen Ochoa: The First Hispanic Woman Astronaut by Maritza Romero. Starting out life … Continue reading

A Kid’s Guide to Latino History is Excelente!

I have a confession to make. I absolutely love Chicago Review Press’ children’s books with hands-on activities. They are fabulous. Given that, it is no wonder Valerie Petrillo’s A Kid’s Guide to Latino History:  More than 50 Activities is the … Continue reading