Monthly Archives: April 2012

Never Forgotten

When Dinga’s beloved son goes missing, Fire, Water and Wind are the only ones who can tell him about the African thieves, The Middle Passage and slave culture in America. While Dinga mourns the taken Musafa, his son never forgets … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince Continued

Fractured fairy tales by Jon Scieszka will always get a laugh and delight children when they find the pieces to other stories within. In this one, the Prince isn’t so happy and goes on a quest to find a witch … Continue reading

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Slowpoke

If this fast-paced world is spinning your head around, pick up Slowpoke, an easy reader by Emily Smith Pearce and illustrated by Canadian Scot Richie. When eating her Oaty Loops one-by-one causes Fiona to miss the bus, she is sent to Speed … Continue reading

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