Vincent Can’t Sleep is a celebration of creativity, individuality, and the power of sticking with something that you love, from the acclaimed team behind the Caldecott Honor Book The Noisy Paintbox. … More Vincent Can’t Sleep, Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury: During this trial, you will learn about a little girl who had no clue just how important she would become. … More Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Case of R.B.G. vs. Inequality
This rollicking and fascinating picture book biography chronicles the life of the first pioneer of children’s books—John Newbery himself. … More Balderdash! John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books
George heard music all the time. At home. At school Even when he was roller-skating down New York’s busy streets. … More The Music in George’s Head
For today’s Perfect Picture Book Friday selection, I’m sharing one of my favorite biographies. Now three years old, it still stands as a primo example of a biography for kids. Title: Star Stuff, Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos Written and Illustrated by: Stephanie Roth Sisson Roaring Brook Press, 2014, biography Suitable for … More Star Stuff, Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos
Today’s Perfect Picture Book Friday choice is about an amazing woman who, from a young age, has had the strength to stand up for what’s right. This seems the perfect time to share Justice Ginsburg’s story. … More I Dissent, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
Some Fridays, I share middle grade titles. Others, I share picture books. Today, I offer a special combo – a middle grade biography filled with pictures. Check it out! Title: Some Writer! The Story of E.B.White Written and Illustrated by: Melissa Sweet Hougton Miflin Harcourt, biography 2016, 176 pp. Suitable for ages: 7-10 Lexile: 1030 … More Some Writer!