As the country experiences the first wave of school re-openings during the pandemic, Claire and Linda discuss the importance of home libraries for parents who have suddenly also become educators. We talk about organizations like Tree House Books that are providing resources to families and recommend books for different stages of development. Books recommended during the show are listed below. For more suggestions like these, peruse our online store here.
I Talk Like a River by Scott Jordan, illustrated by Sydney Smith Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
Drawn Together by Minh Le, illustrated by Dan SantatSofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
A Swirl of Ocean by Melissa Sarno Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice by Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard, Donald Moses, illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin
PET by Akwaeke Emezi
The Great Upending by Beth Kephart
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