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THUNDER BOY JR. AND National American Indian Heritage Month – November!

THUNDER BOY JR. by Sherman Alexie Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month – all November – by celebrating Native American literature. Ask your library or bookstore for books written by Native Americans. See through their eyes. Listen to their voices.…

BE LIGHT LIKE A BIRD

Thank you, Readerkidz and Stephanie Greene, for sharing your review of BE LIGHT LIKE A BIRD and author interview: In “Be Light Like a Bird” by Monika Schröder, 12-year-old Wren is faced not only with the loss of her father,…

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING

This book by Arthur A. Levine and illustrated by Katie Kath will bring a beautiful morning to you.  The subject of this picture book, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING, is a difficult one. Noah experiences the sudden and confusing changes in…

THE WORLD IN A SECOND

Take one second, just one, and imagine all the events happening to all the many people living in all the different countries around the world. In this award-winning picture book, each double-page presents an illustration that shows a place and…

BORN 0N THE FOURTH OF JULY

Forty years ago Ron Kovic’s memoir, Born on the Fourth of July, was released and soon sold over one million copies.   The movie version, co-written with Oliver Stone and starring Tom Cruise as Kovic, was the 1989 Academy Award-winning film.…