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Cancer Daily Life

Cancer is to realize that sometimes people see you as a brave warrior, while others see you as the battlefield Continue reading

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Clover Kitty Goes to Kittygarten

After naptime, Ms. Snappytail marched the kitties through school like prisoners. A tail touched Clover’s face!
In her purrrrrsonal space!
THAT WAS IT.
Clover spit. She bit. She threw a fur-flying hissy-fit.
“I quit!” Continue reading

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This is Black Panther

The blockbuster Marvel movie Black Panther, made popular by the outstanding performance of Chadwick Boseman is also available as a book for young readers (ages 3 and up) from Scholastic. This is Black Panther introduces young children to the African … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up I Want to Be Like the Brave Men of Tuskegee

The Tuskegee Airmen flew planes called P-40 Warhawks and P-47 Thunderbolts. But the most famous planes were called P-51 Mustangs. Continue reading

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A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall

Today we celebrate Thurgood Marshall, who was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice of the United States. A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall tells the story of how Marshall became one of the most influential trailblazers in American history. As … Continue reading

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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

In 1957, the state of Virginia did not allow blacks and whites to marry. Richard and Mildred Loving got married anyway and were later arrested and thrown in jail – all because they were different races. What came after was … Continue reading

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Just Ask! by Sonia Sotomayor

Be different. Be brave. Be you. These are the messages and themes in the picture book  Just Ask! by United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Just Ask is a wonderful book about  communicating to learn about one another’s differences. In … Continue reading

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Everyone Cooks Rice by Norah Dooley

When I walked into the kitchen… I looked into the pot to see what was cooking. The rice was bright yellow! Her grandmother in Puerto Rico had taught her how to cook with turmeric. Turmeric makes rice yellow. Continue reading

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Halloween ABC

Halloween is upon us and what better way to introduce this fun holiday to the youngest of children than with a book! Halloween ABC has lots of cute illustrations and also helps toddlers just learning to speak to learn the … Continue reading

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My Cancer Days

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of children with cancer,  calicokidz.com is reviewing My Cancer Days – a sweet story of a young girl with cancer who describes her ups and downs of living with the disease. … Continue reading

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