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May 26, 2023

Gladys Hunt on Diversity

Does multicultural reading require multicultural authors?

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May 23, 2023

Big Tree by Brian Selznick

Big Tree, by best-selling author-illustrator Brian Selznick, attempts to capture the wonder of creation without a Creator.

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May 19, 2023

Gladys Hunt on Disappearing Mothers

Could a fictional mother send the protagonist off to fight the dragon–without his overcoat?

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May 18, 2023

*The Labors of Hercles Beal by Gary Schmidt

The title character of The Labors of Hercules Beal works through his grief by duplicating, in contemporary terms, the 12 “labors” of his mythical namesake.

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May 17, 2023

Picture Books to Make You Think: Twenty Questions, Bucket of Questions, Wants vs. Needs vs. Robots, and The Tree and the River

Four new picture books raised questions and stimulate discussion for readers ages 3-12.

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May 16, 2023

Sunshine by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Sunshine is the true story of a young man finding joy amid sorrow at a summer camp for seriously-ill children.

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May 15, 2023

Two Books about Sexuality for Kids and Teens

Books about sexuality for kids and teens are not new, but these days, it’s getting harder to separate the wheat from the chaff. Well-meaning titles might include a lot of valuable, helpful information, only to toss in tidbits about the viability of abortion for unwanted pregnancies, birth control options for teens who choose to be…

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May 12, 2023

Back Porch Book Chat: Josiah Pettit (Director of Westminster Books)

Back Porch Book Chat: A casual conversation about books. Our guest today is Meghan Cox Gurdon

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May 12, 2023

Gladys Hunt: In Praise of Mothers

For all you mothers out there . . .

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