I see I’ve been getting some traffic looking for information about Read Across Jamaica this year. I found a great MySpace site with all the information you’ll need!
Title: FlyGirl Author: Sherri L. Smith Publisher: 2008, G.P. Putnam and Sons Main Character: Ida Mae Jones Ida Mae is growing up in 1940’s Louisiana. She’s a very light-skinned black girl whose father has modeled for her how to push the envelope and dare to be different. He was a pilot and he shared his… Read More Book review: FlyGirl by Sherri L. Smith
Donations of novel sets (15-20 copies of the same title) appropriate for a book group in Kenya have been requested by Barbara Jones: “Our group consists of students from my school and an equal number from one of Nairobi’s poorest slums. Several such book groups were formed this year by the Kidslib Trust (an organization… Read More Books for Kenyan Students