John Seven & Jana Christy: “We Say No! A Child’s Guide to Resistance”

Interview with John Seven and Jana Christy, author and illustrator of several picture books including We Say No! A Child’s Guide to Resistance, A Rule Is to Break: A Child’s Guide to Anarchy, Gorilla Gardener: How to Help Nature Take … Continue reading John Seven & Jana Christy: “We Say No! A Child’s Guide to Resistance”

Linda Williams Jackson: “Midnight Without a Moon” and “A Sky Full of Stars”

It’s Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. For now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation. Then, one town over, an African American boy, Emmett Till, is … Continue reading Linda Williams Jackson: “Midnight Without a Moon” and “A Sky Full of Stars”

Building Power on the Margins: Social Justice Holiday Children’s Book Fair 2017

Most any significant endeavor calls for accomplices. – Phillipe Petit If you flock to high-profile exclusive events with VIPs and groupies, flashy swag bags and passed hors d’oeuvres (I had to look up how to spell that), the Social Justice … Continue reading Building Power on the Margins: Social Justice Holiday Children’s Book Fair 2017