Posts Categorized: Reading Lists

  • Lines from the World – A Picture Book from Italy

    In respect for out connected world, in hard times and in beauty, I want to honor books for children in other countries of the world where children are also studying and reading at home like U.S. kids. It’s also International Children’s Book Day on April 2. But I’ll continue the whole month. We’ll take a…


  • Ways to Find a Home: stories of migration

    Ways to Find Home: stories of migration features books for children about migration of some kind. As author Rosanne Parry writes in A Wolf Called Wander, “Migration is the heartbeat of the world.”

  • A Celebration of African Publishing

    This is not a new exhibit but it is an unmissable exhibit about the publishing of children’s books in African countries. Here’s a link to IBBY’s – International Board of Books for Young People – virtual exhibition, A Celebration of African Publishing for Children. You’ll see lists of books from Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire,…


  • Stories of the mystery of immigrant lives

    With our country’s continuing need for stories on families who are arriving in the U.S. for refuge,  Book Riot reviewer, Kelly Jensen, offers this new reading list, YA Books about Immigration.   Included here are many new voices to YA literature.  Since I’ve been working so much in U.S. classrooms with students and teachers who are…