Picture Books for Labor Day

Labor Day has roots that reach back well over a century ago. However over the past several decades, the holiday has been whitewashed, along with many other American holidays. Now Labor Day is simply another day you may get off from work along with a 40% discount at your local outlet malls. Labor Day's history … Continue reading Picture Books for Labor Day

Five Ways to Address Social Justice with Children

1) Books Books should include people who look like them and affirm their identity (mirrors) and people who look and live differently than them (windows).expose racism, stereotypes, and bias.include stories of people standing up to injustices.include social emotional learning. Always be sure to follow up with intentional conversations. 2) Experiences Provide opportunities for children to … Continue reading Five Ways to Address Social Justice with Children

Motivational Picture Books for Graduation Gifts

Diverse Books for Graduates After Saturday night’s national graduation, I’m sure many of you are thinking of the perfect graduation gift for family, friends, and students. When I graduated with my Master’s in Education, I was gifted Oh the Places You’ll Go with special written notes from my students in my practicum classroom. My student … Continue reading Motivational Picture Books for Graduation Gifts