I read. I share. And here are my weekly picks from a tall pile of books
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A thief as sweet as the mangoes he leaves behind
A hilarious and heartwarming story about an endearing daredevil penguin who can't swim
Unexpected ceasefire and friendship formed over a cake
"nonsensical text and sublimely ridiculous pictures to provoke laughter and head-shaking delight"
Kindness and friendship that stand the test of time in a heartwarming way.
An ordinary bike makes a difference across the world
A small bird with big thoughts changes the world
Sonya loses her chicken but gains understanding about the natural world
A heartwarming journey through a polar bear's life in the Arctic
An inspiring story for the daydreamers out there
Celebrating "the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a champion of equal voting rights."
A fun, child-friendly story about discovering one's true talent
For anyone who believes there is more to life than we already know
Compelling historical fiction about freedom school and the power of literacy
"Melba’s story of joy, grit, determination, and pain" as a female, black musician.
A modern version of the Jewish folktale, THE TAILOR, with lots of frilly flare.
A "lovely mix of science and wonder" and love for Grandpa
Humorous poetry about child-centered experiences
An informative, delightful story about the variety of nests birds create
It's only most endearingly absurd Stanley
"Art should make you feel"
Inspired by a real-life childhood experience, this story captures how a boy's discovery opens up a world of possibilities.
© 2015. Hope Lim