Plátanos Go With Everything/Plátanos van con todo by Lissette Norman and Sara Palacios

For the author, plátanos symbolize love, and dreams, and family. Is there something in your life that symbolizes those things? The Picture Book of the Week is Plátanos Go With Everything or Los plátanos van con todo, written by Lissette Norman, illustrated by Sara Palacios, with words in both English and Spanish. About the Book: Plátanos GoContinue reading “Plátanos Go With Everything/Plátanos van con todo by Lissette Norman and Sara Palacios”

How To Write A Poem by Kwame Alexander, Deanna Nikaido, and Melissa Sweet

Have you ever gone an adventure inside your head? The Picture Book of the Week is How To Write A Poem, written by Kwame Alexander & Deanna Nikaido, and illustrated by Melissa Sweet. About the Book: In this book, the authors use fun, juicy words to describe the process of paying attention and listening. Along withContinue reading “How To Write A Poem by Kwame Alexander, Deanna Nikaido, and Melissa Sweet”

The Dead Family Diaz by P. J. Bracegirdle and Poly Bernatene

Believe it or not, it’s almost time for the Day of the Dead again. In just three shorts months, many people will by pulling out their catrinas and sugar skulls to celebrate the lives of their dead loved ones. Will you celebrate? The Picture Book of the Week is The Dead Family Diaz, written by P.Continue reading “The Dead Family Diaz by P. J. Bracegirdle and Poly Bernatene”

Big by Vashti Harrison

Words are powerful. Do you use them to hurt or to heal? The Picture Book of the Week is Big, written and illustrated by Vashti Harrison. About the book: Big is about a young girl who wants to be a dancer, but she faces bullying from peers and adults alike because of her size. The words people sayContinue reading “Big by Vashti Harrison”

Paletero Man/¡Qué paletero tan cool! by Lucky Diaz and Micah Player, Translated by la Dra. Carmen Tafolla

  What would you do for a friend? The Picture Book of the Week is a bilingual and dual language book called Paletero Man in English and ¡Qué Paletero Tan Cool! in Spanish. It was written by Luck Diaz, illustrated by Micah Player, and translated by Dr. Carmen Tafolla. About the Book: A young boy sets offContinue reading “Paletero Man/¡Qué paletero tan cool! by Lucky Diaz and Micah Player, Translated by la Dra. Carmen Tafolla”

The Boy Who Loved The Moon by Rino Alaimo

Would you fight for love? The Picture Book of the Week is The Boy Who Loved The Moon, written and illustrated by Rino Alaimo. About the Book: The Boy Who Loved The Moon is about love, persistence, and truth. A lonely boy loves the Moon so much that he tries to find a win the Moon’sContinue reading “The Boy Who Loved The Moon by Rino Alaimo”

I’m A Unicorn by Helen Yoon

Do you believe in yourself? The Picture Book of the Week is I’m A Unicorn, written and illustrated by Helen Yoon (helenyoon.com). About the Book: A young calf who was born with only one horn comes to the conclusion that he must be a unicorn. His book on unicorn facts and myths provides compelling evidence thatContinue reading “I’m A Unicorn by Helen Yoon”

Look, Grandma!/Ni, Elisi! by Art Coulson and Madelyn Goodnight

Math problems aren’t just for school. Do you ever solve math problems at home? The Picture Book of the Week is Look, Grandma! or Ni, Elisi! in Cherokee. It is written by Art Coulson and illustrated by Madelyn Goodnight and it is written in English and Cherokee. About the Book: Bo is a young boy who isContinue reading “Look, Grandma!/Ni, Elisi! by Art Coulson and Madelyn Goodnight”