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Librarian Revolutionary
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Self Acceptance Despite the Stereotypes
Self-Acceptance Despite the Stereotypes As I fall further in love with my role as a librarian, I love the โ€œ Aha Moments โ€ that happen when on duty! Yesterday, while checking books out to students, I had to use my โ€œMama skillsโ€ when interacting with one youn...
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Black Panther & #WakandaLibrarian
Today is a BIG day in my realm of living. It's the release of the much anticipated #BlackPantherMovie! I love the comic series. I love the actors. I love the reflection of faces like mine. It's a cultural game changer for every black kid/kid-at-heart. Perio...
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If you follow my blog (http://bit.ly/1jSIF9), then you already KNOW how much I ๐Ÿ’œ some Vanessa Brantley Newton! Hereโ€™s the latest book release and interview of my โ€œNessa B!โ€
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I absolutely want one for myself and some to give away for reading in the library! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ
The "Natural Hair Movement" is about more than hair! It's a celebration of the diverse features and attributes that comes with being a woman/girl of color!
We celebrate our Natural Beauty, making sure our grooming and self care is CHEMICAL FREE!
Remember how "they" used to call it ugly?
Now "they" pay crazily to get through plastic surgery, what we have NATURALLY!

Love who you are, even if it's not trending!
Don't wait for "them" to say it's good, cuz your creator said it was good a long time ago!!!!! #blackdolls #blackgirlmagic #blackgirlsrock #africanamericandolls #melanin #melaninonfleek #melaninpoppin #blackexcellence #naturalhair #naturalhairstyles #naturalista #naturalhairdolls #blackgirls #browngirls #blackqueen #blackprincess #blackpride #crochet #crochetdoll #amigurumi #amigurumidoll #handmade #handmadedoll #crochetlove #blackbusiness #supportblackbusiness #buyblack #teamnatural #cornrows #totallymykindathing
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Hieroglyphs, The Lion King Jr. & Trivia
At GLEC-PVA and every spring, we do a magnet arts enrichment program. This spring, we've chosen The Lion King, Jr. to celebrate the wonderful continent of Africa! So to use one of my favorite books again, Mummy Cat we're going to explore the importance of s...
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I miss her wisdom so much! ๐Ÿ’›
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Blerd Holiday Inspiration
Here's my last post of the year...I think! Lol! It's been a rough year, but the good news is that I've inspiration for a wondrous 2018! With that being said, I bet it would surprise most of you to know that I wanted to be a park ranger when I was younger. I...
Blerd Holiday Inspiration
Blerd Holiday Inspiration
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Beautiful Blackbird by Ashley Bryan
In conjunction with my role as a blogger for the Coretta Scott King Book (CSK) Award Committee, I wanted to celebrate the work of Ashley Bryan , 2004 CSK Illustrator Award winner and brilliant artist and storyteller. Without giving away, much of the plot, t...
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National Picture Book Month
In the library, we're celebrating National Picture Book month by giving away 24 FREE PICTURE BOOKS to our staff members. There rules are quite simple: 1. Choose a book. 2. Choose a teacher. 3. Write a note of gratitude to your teacher. 4. Take the book (wit...
National Picture Book Month
National Picture Book Month
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Blerds Book Club
4 young beauties came in this morning to check out library books.๐Ÿ’“ I began to show them all the newly acquired library books...and they squealed with glee! ๐Ÿ’— Then, they did the unthinkable...the asked for a book club! ๐Ÿ’œ What's even more AMAZING , they re...
Blerds Book Club
Blerds Book Club
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