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The Blue House by Phoebe Wahl

This beautiful picture book tells the story of Leo and Dad, who must say goodbye to a home that feels like part of the family. Wahl’s words and illustrations show the reader all the idiosyncrasies and imperfections of the blue house that would seem unappealing to most, and are what make the house feel like… Continue reading The Blue House by Phoebe Wahl

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Rocket Says Look Up! by Nathan Bryon, illustrated by Dapo Adeola

Meet Rocket. Rocket is clever and creative. (Have you seen her flyers for the Phoenix Meteor Shower tonight?) Rocket lives with her mom, brother, and cat. (Why is her big brother, Jamal, aaaaaaaaalllllways on his phone?) Rocket is a lover of all things space. (Did you know that Mae Jemison went into space even though she is… Continue reading Rocket Says Look Up! by Nathan Bryon, illustrated by Dapo Adeola

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Starting Anew

As an educator, I have always felt that August offers the kind of renewal and restart that so many others seek to find in January. This August feels especially ripe with opportunities to tip everything on it’s head and to address what’s broken, to actively change what has been exacerbating inequities in our education system… Continue reading Starting Anew