Category: Economic Justice/Poverty/Immigration

One Today by Richard Blanco

Guest Post by Padma Venkatraman ONE TODAY Richard Blanco Illus. Dav Pilkey Little, Brown and Company 2015 As with some of my previous reviews for this site, I feel obliged to begin by confessing my deep and abiding regard for…

Picture Book Roundup-August 2016

Maggie McGillicuddy’s Eye for Trouble by Susan Hughes and illustrations by Brooke Kerrigan is a delightful story of a friendship between an elderly woman and a young boy who lives next door. The subject of the book is not “race”…

Review: The Quickest Kid In Clarksville

At the 1960 Olympic Games, African American sprinter Wilma Rudolph became the first woman from the United States to win three gold medals at the same Olympics.  Rudolph grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee, a segregated town. After her victories, Rudolph…