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Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl

Rad American Women A-Z is the first-ever kids’ title in 60 years of “storied history” from San Francisco’s iconic bookseller/publisher City Lights. What a way to grab attention … and hopefully never let go: please keep younger readers’ titles of this…
Rad American Women A-Z is the first-ever kids’ title in 60 years of “storied history” from San Francisco’s iconic bookseller/publisher City Lights. What a way to grab attention … and hopefully never let go: please keep younger readers’ titles of... #anthology #bookdragon #civilrights
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Meet Abukacha, who lives “in a village far, far away” with his family. “Everyone knew Abukacha because he had the biggest shoes in the whole wide world.” After so many years of working and traveling, they’re no longer made for walking, so Abukacha visits…
Meet Abukacha, who lives “in a village far, far away” with his family. “Everyone knew Abukacha because he had the biggest shoes in the whole wide world.” After so many years of working and traveling, they’re no longer made for walking, so... #abukacha'sshoes #adventure #bookdragon
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Naysayers: picture book this is, yes, but I guarantee that unless you happen to be a post-Civil War scholar, you’ll have something to learn inside these informative pages. Here are four reasons why most of us need to read this book: First reason: history.…
Naysayers: picture book this is, yes, but I guarantee that unless you happen to be a post-Civil War scholar, you’ll have something to learn inside these informative pages. Here are four reasons why most of us need to read this book: First... #amazingageofjohnroylynch #bookdragon #chrisbarton
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While most teenagers his age are assiduously studying for college entrance exams, the narrator instead plots the eponymous perfect crime. Sent away by his widowed mother, for whom he has little respect, he lives with his Auntie, a woman he “hates.” She…
While most teenagers his age are assiduously studying for college entrance exams, the narrator instead plots the eponymous perfect crime. Sent away by his widowed mother, for whom he has little respect, he lives with his Auntie, a woman he “hates.” She could... #ayi #annaholmwood #bookdragon
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Although I’ve been devoutly agnostic most of my adult life, I will admit that I get the occasional, random message from the higher-powers-that-be: understanding doesn’t always come with these missives, more like nudges that I need to listen better. I keep…
Although I’ve been devoutly agnostic most of my adult life, I will admit that I get the occasional, random message from the higher-powers-that-be: understanding doesn’t always come with these missives, more like nudges that I need to listen better. I keep trying... #bookdragon #howto #identity
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Re Jane cleverly recasts Jane Eyre as a Korean American from Queens If nothing else, choosing to retell a revered classic as a first novel requires either supreme spunk or reckless fatuity. For Patricia Park – who happens to be a thesis-advisee and…
Re Jane cleverly recasts Jane Eyre as a Korean American from Queens If nothing else, choosing to retell a revered classic as a first novel requires either supreme spunk or reckless fatuity. For Patricia Park – who happens to be a thesis-advisee and protégée of... #adoption #betrayal #bookdragon
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“This is the first time I’m taking the bus by myself,” Clara announces. With basket in hand – which holds her snack and a red sweater at the insistence of her mother in case she gets cold – Clara is off to visit her grandmother. The number 18 bus is…
“This is the first time I’m taking the bus by myself,” Clara announces. With basket in hand – which holds her snack and a red sweater at the insistence of her mother in case she gets cold – Clara is off to visit her grandmother. The number 18 bus is... #adventure #bookdragon #busride
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If these Tokyo lovebirds don’t steal your heart, they’ll certainly inspire you to feed your growling belly. As you slobber your way through this latest volume of Shiro and Kenji’s culinary delights, you might even be inspired to create something tasty of…
If these Tokyo lovebirds don’t steal your heart, they’ll certainly inspire you to feed your growling belly. As you slobber your way through this latest volume of Shiro and Kenji’s culinary delights, you might even be inspired to create something tasty of your... #bookdragon #food #friendship
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Xiao Le – whose name means “little joy” –hasn’t seen his grandmother in “a long time.” When his mother announces an impending visit, Xiao Le is happy at the thought of riding a train, and the chance to share his toy truck with his grandmother. When mother…
Xiao Le – whose name means “little joy” –hasn’t seen his grandmother in “a long time.” When his mother announces an impending visit, Xiao Le is happy at the thought of riding a train, and the chance to share his toy truck with his... #bookdragon #culturalexploration #death
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“I have a confession to make.” Uh-oh. But no worries, the news is actually good. Wonderfully touching even: “I think I am in friend-love with you.” No weirdness or discomfort, please. “I just so desperately want for you to think that I am this…
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What I know about cricket is not so much about how the game is actually played, but that it’s a cultural phenomenon that can actually save lives. Two favorite Indian films come immediately to mind: Lagaan, which was Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign…
What I know about cricket is not so much about how the game is actually played, but that it’s a cultural phenomenon that can actually save lives. Two favorite Indian films come immediately to mind: Lagaan, which was Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Language... #bookdragon #family #genderinequity
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CJ feels the rain, and plaintively asks his nana, “‘How come we gotta wait for the bus in all this wet?'” Doesn’t help that CJ’s friend happens to drive right by with his dad in their own car. But never, ever underestimate Nana’s wisdom because she knows…
CJ feels the rain, and plaintively asks his nana, “‘How come we gotta wait for the bus in all this wet?'” Doesn’t help that CJ’s friend happens to drive right by with his dad in their own car. But never, ever underestimate Nana’s wisdom... #adventure #bookdragon #christianrobinson
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