Category Archives: Racism

Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland

Black Ballerinas: My Journey to Our Legacy by Misty Copeland,  illustrated by Salena Barnes. Aladdin, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534474246 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Collective biography What did you like … Continue reading

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Ruby Bridges (She Persisted) by Kekla Magoon, illustrated by Gillian Flint

Ruby Bridges (She Persisted) by Kekla Magoon, illustrated by Gillian Flint. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593115879 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Bebé Antirracista by Ibram X. Kendi,  illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, translated by Omayra Ortiz

Bebé Antirracista by Ibram X. Kendi,  illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky, translated by Omayra Ortiz. Penguin Random House, c2020, 2021. 9780593407806 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book Genre: Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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The Other Talk: Reckoning With Our White Privilege

The Other Talk: Reckoning With Our White Privilege  by Brendan Kiely. Antheneum, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781534494046 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  This frank and … Continue reading

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