Publisher: Little Simon

Glow by Ruth Forman & Illustrated by Geneva Bowers

Glow by Ruth Forman & Illustrated by Geneva Bowers

I wanted to feature a book that celebrates the beauty of being Black for Juneteenth, and this book does exactly that. It’s incredibly simple and sweet, told in the voice of a very young child who is just starting to understand the world. With gorgeously vivid illustrations, this book will help any Black boy see himself as something just as precious and beautiful as the moon that glows in the sky! It would be a […]

Posted June 18, 2021 in Reviews / 4 Comments
Mia Mayhem Series by Kara West, Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez: Black History Month Spotlight

Mia Mayhem Series by Kara West, Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez: Black History Month Spotlight

Since this month is Black History Month, I’m putting a little extra spotlight on some recent books featuring Black main characters. This is the second feature: a review of the latest three books in the Mia Mayhem chapter book series! The Mia Mayhem chapter book series is super cute and shows kids that anyone can be a superhero! I love the diversity in this series. Not only is the main character Black, but other kids […]

Posted February 16, 2021 in Black History Month, Reviews / 0 Comments