Snapshots: Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)

Hardcover, 104 pages Published January 14th 2014 by Chronicle Books Source: Library In exuberant verse and stirring pictures, Patricia Hruby Powell and Christian Robinson create an extraordinary portrait for young people of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums …

The Cover Wars

In a small river village where the water is cursed, a girl’s bravery—and the existence of magic—could mean the difference between life and death in this elegant, luminous tale from the author of Parched and Audacity. Along a lively river, in a village raised on stilts, lives a girl named …

Review: Double Happiness by Nancy Tupper Ling and illustrated by Alina Chau

Hardcover, 48 pages Published August 4th 2015 by Chronicle Books Source: Raincoast Books Double Happiness by Nancy Tupper Ling and Alina Chau is about a pair of siblings who have to leave everything and everyone they know to move to an unfamiliar place. Gracie and Jake live in San Francisco …