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Jun 26, 2019

An inspiring picture book biography of storyteller, puppeteer, and New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, who championed bilingual literature. Brought to colorful life by Paola Escobar’s elegant and exuberant illustrations and Anika Aldamuy Denise’s lyrical text.

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Jun 19, 2019

Today we get to know and celebrate the children’s book author Anika Aldamuy Denise.

Anika and I talk about how she became a picture book author, and how curiosity fuels her creativity.

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Jun 12, 2019

This book presents the story of a remarkable pioneer, who was the first African American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, in a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States.

Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins is a lyrical picture book biography told by Michelle Meadows, with...


Jun 5, 2019

Today we’ll get to know and celebrate children’s book illustrator Ebony Glenn.

An Atlanta based illustrator who enjoys bringing stories to life with whimsical imagery. A passion for the arts, great storytelling, and advocating for more diverse narratives in children's books, Ebony aims to create illustrations that...