Monthly Archives: June 2011

Vision of Beauty: The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker by Kathryn Lasky

How many children know the history or woman behind communally used straightening hair products?  Not many. In my opinion this books offers the opportunity explore, science, history and business through this biography of a pioneering black woman who came up … Continue reading

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Spike and Alienson by Malaika Rose Stanley illustrated by Sarah Horne

An alien story with a twist. I usually avoid reading books about aliens but I’m glad that I read this one because, it make me laugh and it also made my husband laugh when I retold the story to him. … Continue reading

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