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I’ve been making a point to read more diverse picture books this year. And have read quite a few very lovely ones which I will give 5 word reviews of below. I’m also linking them to Amazon if you want to check out the titles for yourself.
A Sari for Ammi by Mamta Nainy, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat – Ammi deserves a beautiful Sari
Vivi Loves Science by Kimberly Derting and, Shelli R. Johannes, illustrated by Joelle Murray – Marine Biology, tide pools, STEM
Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jiménez, Daughter of the Nahua
by Gloria Amescua, illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh – Art can preserve a culture
Stacey’s Extraordinary Words by Stacey Abrams, illustrated by Kitt Thomas – Be courteous, brave and intelligent
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho, illustrated by Dung Ho – Lovely pictures sweep you away
One reply on “5 Word Reviews: Diverse Picture Books”
There are so many great picture books coming out! One of my recent favorites is Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall. I love all the emotions Jabari goes through deciding to jump off the diving board, and how understanding and supportive his dad is!