Category Archives: Social justice

When You Take a Step by Bethanie Deeney Murguia

When You Take a Step by Bethanie Deeney Murguia. Beach Lane Books, Simon & Schuster, 2022. 9781534473676 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 9/27/22) picture book Genre: Motivational What did you … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Author, Bethanie Deeney Murguia, Inspirational, Mindfulness, Social justice | Tagged , | Comments Off on When You Take a Step by Bethanie Deeney Murguia

Justice Is…A Guide for Young Truth Seekers by Preet Bharara,  illustrated by Sue Cornelison

Justice Is…A Guide for Young Truth Seekers by Preet Bharara,  illustrated by Sue Cornelison. Crown Books, 2021. 9780593176665 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, History, Preet Bharara, Social justice, Sue Cornelison | Tagged | Comments Off on Justice Is…A Guide for Young Truth Seekers by Preet Bharara,  illustrated by Sue Cornelison

Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby

Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021. 9781635577112 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre:  Memoir  What did you like about the book? The book is a candid … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Young Adult, African Americans, Memoir, Race, Racism, Social justice, Social Media | Tagged | Comments Off on Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity by Jill Louise Busby

Me and White Supremacy: How You Can Fight Racism and Change the World Today! by Layla F. Saad

Me and White Supremacy: How You Can Fight Racism and Change the World Today! by Layla F. Saad. Sourcebooks eXplore, Sourcebooks Kids, 2022.  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Format: Paperback What did you like … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Starred Review, *Young Adult, Layla F. Saad, Racism, Social justice | Tagged | Comments Off on Me and White Supremacy: How You Can Fight Racism and Change the World Today! by Layla F. Saad

Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi

Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi. Alred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593309032 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Magical realism What did you like about the book?  Bitter lives at Eucalyptus, an art school presided … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Starred Review, *Young Adult, Akwaeke Emezi, Art, Author, Magical Realism, Social justice | Tagged | Comments Off on Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi