Category: Books as Windows

It began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way by Kyo Maclear and Julie Morstad

Summary What was your favorite childhood picture book? Did the story feature children of different races? If so, we can thank Gyo Fujikawa. She paved the way for racial inclusion in picture books. It Began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way,… Continue Reading “It began With a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way by Kyo Maclear and Julie Morstad”

Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border by Mitali Perkins and Sara Palacios

Have you heard about La Posada Sin Fronteras? I just learned about this significant gathering by reading Between Us and Abueala: A Family Story from the Border. La Posada Sin Fronteras takes place at the border of the United States and Mexico. Every December,… Continue Reading “Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border by Mitali Perkins and Sara Palacios”

Every Month Is A New Year by Marilyn Singer and Susan L. Roth

Summary Are you looking for a book that teaches readers about the world around them? Take a look at Every Month is a New Year. It’s a treasure that needs to be explored by every child and educator. The book offers the quintessential window… Continue Reading “Every Month Is A New Year by Marilyn Singer and Susan L. Roth”

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