I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes

The confident Black narrator of this book is proud of everything that makes him who he is. He’s got big plans, and no doubt he’ll see them through–as he’s creative, adventurous, smart, funny, and a good friend. Sometimes he falls,


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On the Horizon by Lois Lowry

I know Lois Lowry mostly as the Young Adult author of The Giver, she’s been around a long time!  This book was inspired by Lowry’s home movie where the USS Arizona was in the background—it was a ship bombed …


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Three Celebrity Kids Book

Many famous people write books for kids. Here are three from last year that were written by an actress, a talk show host, and a pair of political figures.

The World Need More Purple People by Kristen BellActress Kristen …


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The Seed of Compassion by the Dalai Lama XIV

This is an autobiographical storybook about the Buddhist and spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (the fourteenth Dalai Lama of Tibet). This is a role for which he was chosen when he was a very young child, around 1940.

We see …


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