A poem about Aretha Franklin
is on the Origami Poetry Project site.
Print and fold into a mini-chapbook!
Photo of the Month
One of many monarchs
on Monhegan Island, Maine
Coming in May 2023...
Black Lives Matter
To read more of today's Black voices in young people's literature, go to The Brown Bookshelf for news, reviews, and important discussions -- and buy some books.
TOUCH THE SKY: ALICE COACHMAN, OLYMPIC HIGH JUMPER, the story of the first black woman to win an Olympic gold, is one of the books about women in sports recommended by the New York Public Library in 2022.
On the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage, HEART ON FIRE: SUSAN B. ANTHONY VOTES FOR PRESIDENT is on the New York Public Library's "Essential Reads on Feminism" list.
A Scarf for Keiko was named to the Vermont Department of Libraries' 2020-2021 Red Clover Book Award Honor List and the Arkansas Diamond Primary Award Nominations List 2021-2022.