Monthly Archives: July 2015

Picture Books Celebrating Diversity, by Tisha Robinson-Daly

I’d recommend reading the PB I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont and illustrated by David Catrow.  It’s “an exuberant ode to self-esteem that celebrates the joy of liking who you are.”  With brightly colored art and rolling off-of-your-tongue rhymes, this … Continue reading

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Read This! by Lori Ann Palma

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey   In this first book in a new series for young adults by Rick Yancey, the 5th Wave has descended, and Cassie Sullivan roams the empty, desolate roads trying to find her little brother … Continue reading

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Read This! by Lori Ann Palma

Reality Boy by A.S. King   When Gerald was 5, his parents allowed a television crew into their home to film a reality show. As a network TV nanny tries to fix their dysfunctional family in front of America, Gerald … Continue reading

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Picture Books to Ponder, by Lindsay Bandy

As I peruse the new picture books at my local bookstore, I’m impressed with the number of author/illustrator titles out there right now.  If you’re an illustrator with writing skills, this is good news! But if you’re a writer without … Continue reading

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My Summer Reading, by Eva Polites

Finally, I have time to read, which means my summer has begun. Ever since I became a reader (third grade), I have enjoyed the freedom of spending my days engrossed in good books. I still love to read and I … Continue reading

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Read This! by Lori Ann Palma

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven   When Theodore Finch first speaks to Violet Markey, a girl he barely knows, it’s on top of their high school bell tower, where they are both contemplating suicide. As they help each … Continue reading

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Illustrators, Read This! by Ashley Lucas

‘I Just Like to Make Things’ by Lilla Rogers Image Credit : Amazon.Com By far my favorite book to read when I’m seeking some inspiration and guidance as an illustrator is I Just Like to Make Things by Lilla Rogers. The book … Continue reading

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