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MEET THE AUTHOR! A Conversation with William Palumbo, Author of “What’s in a Cloud?”
MEET THE AUTHOR! A Conversation with William Palumbo, Author of “What’s in a Cloud?” 768 1024 Reader Views Kids
Children’s author William Palumbo knew he loved writing after winning a school poetry contest in the fifth grade. That early seed for storytelling was planted and resulted in his newest children’s picture book release, “What’s in a Cloud?” a beautiful rhyming read-aloud about a young girl’s playful imagination.    read more
“Women in Botany” by Mary Wissinger
“Women in Botany” by Mary Wissinger 175 175 Reader Views Kids
There is a dearth of children’s books focused on women in science, so this book is much needed and appreciated. However, it goes beyond just filling in a gap. So much consideration and thoughtfulness have gone into this STEM book! It is a well-thought-out, well-written, well-constructed book that is engaging and informative. read more
“Molly Morningstar: A Doll for Me” by Andrea Coke
“Molly Morningstar: A Doll for Me” by Andrea Coke 175 184 Reader Views Kids
“Molly Morningstar: A Doll for Me” is not only a relevant and important diverse picture book but also a relatable and entertaining story. It allows children of color to see themselves in the main character, who addresses her situation head-on, takes charge, and comes to a resolution on her own. The author brings her real-life experience as a mother, a person of color, and an educator to this debut picture book. read more
“I Am Cheetah: The Gift” by Stephanie J. Teer
“I Am Cheetah: The Gift” by Stephanie J. Teer 175 265 Reader Views Kids
“I Am Cheetah” is part of a series of books Stephanie J. Teer is launching to educate children aged 5-10 about endangered species. Sprinkled throughout the story and woven seamlessly with the narrative are specific details about cheetahs. Endnotes provide additional facts. The author realistically addresses bullying. This high-interest book is accessible to young readers who want to read chapter books but are not quite ready for the reading level of many chapter books. read more
What I Tell Myself First by Michael A. Brown
What I Tell Myself First by Michael A. Brown 500 500 Reader Views Kids
“What I Tell Myself First” by Michael A. Brown is a much-needed tool for educators and parents trying to promote the development of self-esteem in their students and children. read more
“In the Nick of Time” by Deedee Cummings
“In the Nick of Time” by Deedee Cummings 499 500 Reader Views Kids

In the Nick of TimeDeedee CummingsMake A Way Media, LLC (2019)ISBN 9781951218201Reviewed by Eve Panzer for the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids (11/2019) I…

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