My thoughts this weekend don’t go much further than a research study in which “black faces looked more criminal to police officers; the more Black, the more criminal.” Source Notice this research isn’t limited to White officers, it references police officers. For the past few weeks, I’ve been digging into my ‘monkey’ research because I’ve… Read More SundayMorningReads

Sunday Morning Blues

The snow this morning was so pretty! It didn’t last long, though. I miss winter!! So busy these days, teaching, working in the library, cooking, cleaning, writing, projects. And, blogging. I hope to see you here next week. New books this week: Hands by Torrey Maldonado. Nancy Paulsen BooksThe Minus One Club by Kekla Magoon. Henry HoltSeason… Read More Sunday Morning Blues

African American Read In

Does your school, church, community center, or library hold an African American Read-In during Black History Month? If not, do think planning something. It’s not too late! With so many African American/Black books being banned and challenged around the country, consider taking this opportunity to uplift and celebrate African American/Black voices. This annual event was… Read More African American Read In


HAPPY NEW YEAR!! WOW! Rin Chupeco is writing MG horror!! That’s what I’m looking forward to! JANUARY Excluding all HarperCollins titles. 3 16 and Pregnant by Lala Thomas. MTV BooksAll That I Ever Meant by Blessing Musariri. NortonThe Tale of the Gravemaker (Are You Afraid of the Dark?) by Rin Chupeco. AbramsHighly Suspicious and Unfairly… Read More January