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