Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

Black History Month is coming up in February. Celebrate by reading the incredible picture book Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas by Gwendolyn Hooks and illustrated by Colin Bootman, which honors the life of an inspiring man … Continue reading






#Kidlit for #npm16: Two New Children’s Books by Sue Fliess

It’s time to plan for National Poetry Month. Let’s start by pulling out two new children’s picture books –written in rhyming verse by Sue Fliess — to share with young readers. Sue Fliess is a master of the subtly humorous, … Continue reading






#kidlit: Wake Up with Good Morning Yoga Book

Bedtime stories for children abound, but what about a book to help children get up and ready for the day? Good Morning Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Wake Up Story by Mariam Gates and illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder encourages children to … Continue reading