Tag Archives: African-American children

Freedom’s Gifts: A Juneteenth Story

Today commemorates another Juneteenth observance. If you’ve never heard of the holiday, there is no time like the present to learn! Set in 1943 Texas on a hot summer day, Freedom’s Gifts: A Juneteenth Story, by acclaimed author Valerie Wesley, tells the … Continue reading


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Flower Garden

Garden in a shopping cart –

Garden on a bus –
Garden going up the stairs –
Can you guess what’s next? Continue reading

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Kenya’s Art

Kenya’s Art is a picture book about a little girl who finds a creative way to complete a school project. Kenya loves her old toy airplane, even though it only has one wing. Her mother wants Kenya to throw away the … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Wings

Sassy makes her mark in this lovable story that proves when you aren’t afraid to be yourself and go after your dreams, they can come true! Dancing in the Wings is a wonderful picture book by actress, dancer, and writer … Continue reading

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