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Too Small Tola
Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

Too Small Tola

Too Small Tola shares something with children worldwide. Too Small Tola, by Atinuke, is close to the perfect storybook for early readers. One thing children

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Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

Home

HOME   —   MORE THAN A HOUSE OR THE PLACE YOU COME FROM “Home” is rather like a jigsaw puzzle (another of my favorite pastimes). It

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Brown Girl Dreaming
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Brown Girl Dreaming

Award-wining author Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming may have been published for middle and young adult readers, but this is a book for every reader,

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Children’s Crusade

Shrewd and subtle are two adjectives I would use to describe Ann Packer’s novel, The Children’s Crusade, which traces several decades of dysfunctional California family

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Burgess Boys

The Burgess Boys belongs to a literary genre that I might facetiously describe as “familial angst.” Written for mildly neurotic women readers and populated by

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