Post Tagged with: "children’s books"

Interview with Author of Jacob’s New Dress
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Interview with Author of Jacob’s New Dress

I held within my two hands a book about a kid having a very similar situation—written with a delicacy and understanding that blew me away. I was lucky enough to able to interview one of the authors of Jacob’s New Dress, Sarah Hoffman.

Banned Books Week Special: Some favorite kids’ lit titles
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Banned Books Week Special: Some favorite kids’ lit titles

Banned Books Week (this year, Sept 30 – Oct 6): always a favorite among bibliophiles, and a particular favorite among we who keep finding books about us banned. Before it ends tomorrow, I wanted to call out a half dozen or so favorite kid’s book titles from our family’s library.  There […]

Celebrate Banned Books Week!
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Celebrate Banned Books Week!

Since 1982, the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week has shone a bright light on the book titles some would have made into pulp. The week-long festival of consciousness-raising makes for a great opportunity to learn about the health and the threats to intellectual freedoms in the U.S. For a […]

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Book Collection(s) for Queer Families

I put this together as a “page” over in our sidebar as well as here as a post. It is not meant to be exhaustive, but I’m also happy to add to it. (Most likely in a slowly-but-surely manner, much like the rest of this site.)