book review: Freedom in Congo Square

title: Freedom in Congo Square author: Carole Boston Weatherford illustrator: R. Gregory Christie date: Little Bee Books/Bonnier Publishing, 2016 picture book   Freedom in Congo Square is all about Sunday. From Monday through Saturday, life without work is rare. The enslaved men and women labor in straight lines. Carole Boston Weatherford and R. Gregory Christie… Read More book review: Freedom in Congo Square

The Hispanic Division and the Center for the Book of the Library of Congress will honor Sonia Manzano for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano (Scholastic) with the America’s Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Program on Monday 23 September in Washington DC. First Book made headlines this… Read More