Black History : Literacy — CrazyQuiltEdi

2019 MG & YA Releases (Note: This list is continually updated) After working on this for a couple of weeks I’ve exhausted most of my resources in compiling this list of MG and YA books by Black authors that will release in 2019. Now it’s time for YOU to help complete this list. Hit the […]

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The Brown Bookshelf 28 Days Later Campaign:Day 28: Jarred Amato Talks Project LIT

I take strange pride in having the anchor of this month-long celebration of books. Today’s feature is longer than we usually make them. I hope you agree that it’s worth the time it will take to immerse yourself in it. I hope that it will take you back to the essence of why we, all [ Read the full article… ]

Source: Day 28 – Jarred Amato Talks Project LIT

The Brown Bookshelf 28 Days Later Campaign:Day 27: Oge Mora

I’m thrilled to welcome Oge Mora to the Brown Bookshelf, just weeks after her debut picture book, Thank You, Omu, was named a Caldecott Honor book, an Ezra Jack Keats Award winner, and — woohoo! — a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner! (Yes, I am definitely Kermit the Frog arm-flailing as I [ Read the full article… ]

Source: Day 27 : Oge Mora

The Brown Bookshelf 28 Days Later Campaign: Day 19: Cathy Ann Johnson

Cathy Ann Johnson describes herself as “a visual, digital, designer, front end developer, in position to roll up my sleeves and dive in fearlessly.” Today, we are pleased to present this talented visionary that does it all! The Journey My path to children’s book development came early. I was in high school and working at a restaurant. [ Read the full article… ]

Source: Day 19: Cathy Ann Johnson