When your friend sends you a book about a boy’s relationship with his dog… … More A Boy and His Dog: Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
One of my New Year’s reading resolutions is to read more picture books. I’ve been hunting for high quality multicultural picture books as well as picture books about adoption. So I consulted my friend, who is an adoptive parent, and I’ve spent some time on Colours of Us, which has a ton of multicultural picture … More Picture Book Haul!
I haven’t reviewed picture books much here because I’ve been a middle school teacher. Though, really, that’s not an excuse. It’s not like I didn’t read picture books to my middle schoolers. So since my reading life is intentionally expanding, I guess I’ll start posting reviews of the picture books I read as well. So … More After the Fall | Sticky Note Reviews
A Wreath for Emmett Till by Marilyn Nelson Hardcover, 48 pages In August of 1955, Emmett Till was killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. He was 14. A Wreath for Emmett Till aims to capture some of the emotions of the time through images and poetry – specifically sonnets. A Wreath for Emmett … More A Wreath for Emmett Till