Tag Archives: Coretta Scott King award

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson

I was planning to do another triple review in the interests of catching up, but have fallen to the reality of headaches and patrons with long reference questions (that last a much more pleasant reason!).  So more contemporary teen girls … Continue reading

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3 Don’t-Miss Picture Books

Crown: an Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James. Bolden from Agate Publishing, 2017. I’d seen this on the shelf, but was moved to check it out when listening to the Caldecott Contender episode of … Continue reading

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Brown Girl Dreaming and The Crossover

There are years when I feel entirely unexcited about the Newbery and Caldecott awards… and then there was this year, when I looked up all the winners and honor books and got everything into my hands as quickly as I … Continue reading

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