Tag Archives | Women/Girls

Brynne Barnes and Black Girl Rising

Brynne Barnes on Black Girl Rising

The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, author Brynne Barnes talks about her new picture book Black Girl Rising, illustrated by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh.
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Christine McDonnell and the cover of Sanctuary

Christine McDonnell on Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie’s Place, the Nation’s First Shelter for Women

The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, author Christine McDonnell talks about her new picture-book biography Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie's Place, the Nation's First Shelter for Women, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov.
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Guest Blogger: Kate Hannigan

"Throughout the three books, I have my characters meet these key real-life figures and learn from them. So that as the superheroes demonstrate the best ways to punch out supervillains, the historical figures also show them real-life skills. I want to plant the seed with young readers that the things we're good at—math, puzzles, pattern recognition, languages, even flying—might actually become our own superpowers."
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