Category: Multicultural

Home Sweet Home by Mia Cassany

Home Sweet Home will steer young readers away from their own conceptions of how people live around the world.  We see the interior designs of some of the homes, but illustrator Paula Blumen always shows the exteriors, to give them…

GROUNDWOOD BOOKS a publisher to know

Groundwood Books celebrate diversity. In the words of Sheila Barry, Publisher, their commitment is to publish “the most exciting Canadian voices we can find. Whether it’s a picture book from Nunavut in the Arctic or a Carnival story about a…

HANNAH’S JOURNEY by Carmen Peone

Crazy about horses? How about horse-racing? More specifically, wild racing – cross-country, with few rules and any pushing, shoving or pulling someone off their galloping steed is fair game. HANNAH’S JOURNEY by Carmen Peone is a book any horsewoman of…

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”…