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Ok, so you can't change your vision from 10/20 to 20/20. But these books will help change the way your heart sees things. And in these troubling times, often our hearts need vision tune-ups desperately. #diversity #conservation #BIPOCauthors #ownvoices #middlegrade #childrensbooks #orca #racism #antiracist #homeschool
Know a bored teen in search of a good book or series? My students adore the Hagenheim series by Melanie Dickerson. Students in grades six through 12 race to the library to snap up copies as soon as they release. #ThePeasantsDream @melanieauthor #NetGalley #amreading #teacherpicks #librarian #bookreview
What is an own voices author? Someone who lives on the margin because of their race or ethnicity who writes about what it's really like. Why read 'about' life as a minority from a white man when you can read about life as a minority from a Native American, Black, or Vietnamese person? #ownvoices #teacher #amreading
Looking for conversation-starting books to read with your kids during school closures? Check out these two new releases! #kidlit #ownvoices #nativeamerican #firstnations #readaloud #philippines #elders #family
It's hard to believe one quarter of the year has flown by. Here are some of the books I've loved from the first three months of 2020. Some I read, some I listened to. I'm sure you'll find a new favorite. #amreading #amlistening #bookreview #lovetoread #history #mystery #middlegrade #birding
Looking for good books to gift to your kids or grandkids? Check out this line-up for fun and inspiring reads. Teachers and parents will appreciate them, too. #amreading #biography #magicalrealism #netgalley
Finding culturally diverse books for children and tweens isn't easy. Second Story Press from Canada has an excellent and growing selection of beautiful books written by marginalized voices as well as books written in the language of the storyteller. I call that a win-win situation! #amreading #ownvoices #marginalizedvoices #truth #boardingschool #picturebook #culturaldiversity
Looking for the perfect gift for a teenager this holiday season? Check out these two books, one for the non-ficiton lover and one for the fiction lover. #amreading #bookreview #giftideas #teens
Why is cultural diversity important? Without it, we settle in to our beliefs like a feather bed (or quicksand) and fail to listen to the truth of the world around us. #middlegrade #ownvoices #teacher #homeschool
I loved the Boxcar Children, but this new series will appeal to today's young readers. #mystery #caseofwindylake #netgalley
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