Category Archives: Children’s Books

“Gertie’s Leap to Greatness” by Kate Beasley

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Gertie's Leap to GreatnessGertie’s Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In this book, the author takes to tell the tale of Gertie Reece Foy, a fifth-grader who is as tenacious as one could be, or as her father would say, “she was a bulldog with its jaws locked on a car tire.” Continue reading

“Baa! Oink! Moo! G-d Made the Animals” by Rhonda Gowler Greene

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Baa! Oink! Moo! God Made the AnimalsBaa! Oink! Moo! G-d Made the Animals by Rhonda Gowler Greene
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This review is by Lé Wifey on behalf of Yoni to give a motherly perspective.

This book is filled with fun and adorable pictures that are sure to make every little child smile, it surely made my children smile! Continue reading

“The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.” by Johnny Ray Moore

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The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Johnny Ray Moore
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book is a board book illustrated by Amy Wummer. Drawn in a classic “magic school bus” style of pencil and watercolor painting, this book teaches young and aspiring readers about Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading

“Story Of Rosa Parks” by Patricia A. Pingry

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Story Of Rosa ParksStory Of Rosa Parks by Patricia A. Pingry
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Illustrated by Steven Walker, this board book uses a oil painting style of art that helps the reader feel like they are experiencing history, even though the washed-out faces leads one to not feel personally affiliated with the events of history. Continue reading