A nice little review from the good folks at the fiercely independent Book Cultur…

April 20, 2014 7:01 am : Updates

A nice little review from the good folks at the fiercely independent Book Culture stores in New York: http://bookculture.wordpress.com/


Book Culture Blog
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A 100% local and independent bookstore in Morningside Heights, NYC

Beyond Goodnight Moon, indeed :). http://headandheartparents.com/10-lesser-known…

March 29, 2014 7:11 am : Updates

Beyond Goodnight Moon, indeed :).
http://headandheartparents.com/10-lesser-known-must-have-perfect-board-books-make-ultimate-baby-shower-gifts/


10 Lesser-Known, Must-Have, Perfect Board Books Make Ultimate Baby Shower Gifts
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10 Lesser-Known, Must-Have, Perfect Board Books Make Ultimate Baby Shower GiftsByRoxann BlueonMarch 28, 2014inBabies, Blog, Gift Guides, InfantsBeyond Goodnight Moon and Pat the Bunny … past Sandra Boynton and Eric Carle – there are so many absolutely wonderful, lesser known board books that we want…

International Women's Day Picture Books article features A is for Activist along…

March 28, 2014 8:35 am : Updates

International Women's Day Picture Books article features A is for Activist along with some of our other favorite books (#girlsarenotchicks, #myprincessboy, #lolasfandango) : http://littlescribblesstories.blogspot.com/2014/03/international-womens-day-picture-books.html


Little Scribbles: International Women's Day Picture Books
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Little scribbles is a blog about all things baby, toddler,family and books. I am passionate about books and learning and I am an ambassador for Barefoot books. If you love books that celebrate the wonderful and diverse world we live in then step into my Barefoot story, here at Little Scribbles. If y…

Another creative Ravenna Third Place Books display that A is for Activist qualif…

March 24, 2014 12:35 pm : Updates

Another creative Ravenna Third Place Books display that A is for Activist qualified for! :)


DISPLAYS!!!

A is for Activist gets the month of May in InCultureParent Magazine's Year of Mu…

March 24, 2014 12:31 pm : Updates

A is for Activist gets the month of May in InCultureParent Magazine's Year of Multicultural Picture Books!


A Year of Multicultural Picture Books for the Global Child
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A fantastic reading list, one book for each month of the year.

This is so cool! This person read A is for Activist to a group of second graders…

March 13, 2014 3:00 pm : Updates

This is so cool! This person read A is for Activist to a group of second graders at PS 333 in the Bronx, NY, as part of their Real Men Read program! This little board book is written for families with younger kids–but I'm always in awe of the performance artists and teachers who are able to bring it to life for children of all ages!

http://consciouscollisions.com/2014/03/10/287/


http://consciouscollisions.com/2014/03/10/287/
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As a great break from TFP and all the other things that are happening right now, I was able to read to second graders at P.S. 333 for their Real Men Read program this past Thursday. I first …

On the Bestsellers list for February (!) at Ravenna Third Place Books in Seattle…

March 6, 2014 10:43 pm : Updates

On the Bestsellers list for February (!) at Ravenna Third Place Books in Seattle. That sounds like a cool neighborhood!


DISPLAYS!!!
Our February bestsellers are up!

1. Shifting Sands: The US in the Middle East by Joel S. Migdal
2. The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
3. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt *
4. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan
5. Benediction by Kent Haruf *
6. Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo
7. The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker *
8. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein *
9. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
10. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
11. The Answer to the Riddle is Me by David Stuart MacLean
12. Hard Luck (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #8) by Jeff Kinney
13. The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton *
14. Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
15. Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
16. Divergent by Veronica Roth
17. Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter *
18. The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel
19. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
20. A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara

* also a staff pick!

Spanish speakers, look what's available for pre-order! It's still some months aw…

February 14, 2014 8:17 am : Updates

Spanish speakers, look what's available for pre-order! It's still some months away, but in the world of traditional publishing, pre-orders make a big difference to whether a book gets distributed to bookstores. So if you plan to order A de Activista, it's not too early!


A de activista (Spanish Edition)
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A Spanish-langauge ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for…

This is pretty cool: Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros. Let's help them out! ht…

February 10, 2014 3:24 pm : Updates

This is pretty cool: Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros. Let's help them out! http://puentedelacostasur.org/thebridge/?p=1940


» Supplies needed for Día de los Niños
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Puente needs your help in purchasing books and bubbles for our Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) celebration, an annual event co-hosted by and the La Honda Pescadero Unified School District. This year our baby book gift bag will contain A is for Activist, by Innosanto Naga…

One of the most exciting things about having written A is for Activist has been…

February 7, 2014 9:49 am : Updates

One of the most exciting things about having written A is for Activist has been connecting with this whole community of writers, illustrators, activists and artists who are also into creating Children's Books that Matter. Maya Christina Gonzalez is one of the pioneers, and I'm honored to join her, Cory Silverberg, Janine Macbeth and others as part of Maya's course. If you're one of those people who has (as she puts it) "a children's book inside you", check out this video:


The Heart of It: Creating Children's Books that Matter – 6 week e-course
a huge-heart, big-fun, super-informative 6 week e-course starting April 7th with award-winning children's book author and artist, Maya Gonzalez This course i…

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