Pride Month may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean that we stop reading with PRIDE. We need LGBTQ reads now more than ever, at a time where we need to hear diverse stories and have the chance to step in other people’s shoes. So take up the chance and read across the rainbow (even if it’s past June 30) and discover the colorful and vibrant stories the following amazing authors have to tell!Continue reading “Read with PRIDE: LGBTQ Reads for 2020”
Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:Continue reading “What I’ve Been Reading Lately: June 25”
Pages: 112 pages
Published: September 8, 2020
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Genre: Young Adult,Poetry, NonfictionContinue reading “Book Review: Somebody Give This Heart A Pen by Sophia Thakur”
On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans were notified of their freedom by Union troops in Galveston Bay, TX, two years after the the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. This day is widely celebrated as the end of slavery in America and is known as Emancipation Day or “Juneteenth”.
It is always important to learn more our country’s past, however, it is becoming more poignant to understand more from our tragic past. This is more than just another anti-racism booklist. These are book recommendations that talk about a topic some people are uncomfortable to discuss. To make way for a better future, we have to learn more our past. And these are some books that will help you get started:Continue reading “Celebrate Juneteenth with Reading”