Category: beauty

What Will Your Beautiful Hands Do Today?

The first few times I opened up Kathryn Otoshi and Bret Baumgarten’s recent picture book for kids, Beautiful Hands, and read the opening line, “What will your beautiful hands do today?” I literally shivered with delight….and got goosepimples all over…

Review: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Serena Williams just won her twenty-first singles grand-slam title, and yet there has been more discussion about her body and femininity than about the sheer brilliance of her performance or her dedication to her sport. The U.S. Women’s National Soccer…

Scar Boys by Len Vlahos

Len Vlahos’s Scar Boys explores a friendship between two boys, one who feels inferior (the protagonist Harry) because of his scars from a terrible accident when he was young and the other (Johnny) who takes advantage of Harry’s feelings of…

Happy Holiday Wishes to All Our Readers

An especially beautiful book with ancient words retold by Katherine Paterson — BROTHER SUN, SISTER MOON, Canticle of the Creatures Katherine Paterson and illustrated by Pamela Dalton                   This book is a gift to anyone who reads one page, pauses…