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Jackie Stapleton, WSKG Director of Education, grew up watching "Reading Rainbow" on WSKG TV.  All-time favorite episode? The one that featured the book "Gregory the Terrible Eater" by Mitchell Sharmat.  Her mom even bought her a copy of the book because she loved it so much.  Thanks WSKG, Mr. Sharmat, and Mama Stapleton for Raising a Reader way back when!

Jackie Stapleton, WSKG Director of Education, grew up watching "Reading Rainbow" on WSKG TV. All-time favorite episode? The one that featured the book "Gregory the Terrible Eater" by Mitchell Sharmat. Her mom even bought her a copy of the book because she loved it so much. Thanks WSKG, Mr. Sharmat, and Mama Stapleton for Raising a Reader way back when!

A List of Children's Books That Celebrate Black Boys — Bino and Fino - African Culture For Children

A List of Children's Books That Celebrate Black Boys

A List of Children's Books That Celebrate Black Boys — Bino and Fino - African Culture For Children

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin. Find it under E MAR.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

Staff members from Modern Male Barbershop in Sellersville present funds raised during a cut-a-thon event to Grand View Hospital’s radiation oncology manager, Dorothy Barwis, center. Pictured from Modern Male are, from left, Ryan “Ziggy” Ziegler, Bryan Kelly, Ray Spear, Nic Prosseda, Drew Kratz and Mark Shilling. Modern Male Barbershop employees raised $1,600 benefiting Grand View Hospital’s commitment to men’s health and promoting cancer awareness. Photo courtesy of Grand View Hospital

Staff members from Modern Male Barbershop in Sellersville present funds raised during a cut-a-thon event to Grand View Hospital’s radiation oncology manager, Dorothy Barwis, center. Pictured from Modern Male are, from left, Ryan “Ziggy” Ziegler, Bryan Kelly, Ray Spear, Nic Prosseda, Drew Kratz and Mark Shilling. Modern Male Barbershop employees raised $1,600 benefiting Grand View Hospital’s commitment to men’s health and promoting cancer awareness. Photo courtesy of Grand View Hospital

A recent study carried out by the Cooperative Children's Book Center at the  University of Wisconsin found that less than 3% of children's books in 2013  featured black characters. Everyone knows that books transmit values. It is  therefore important for black boys to see themselves positively in their  favourite books.

A List of Children's Books That Celebrate Black Boys

A List of Children's Books That Celebrate Black Boys — Bino and Fino - African Culture For Children

All Kinds of Children by Norma Simon http://www.amazon.com/dp/0807502812/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_El2mub1XS2705

Brown Sugar Spice Book Service - African-American Children's Books Multicultural Children's Books – true-to-life stories, for children adults – a collection to treasure!

28 Books That Affirm Black Boys. A good list to check out, especially in the 8-12 chapter book range. I can't remember a single chapter book series (Hardy Boys, Beverly Cleary, Great Brain, etc.) I read at this age that had a black lead character - finding a couple good ones to throw into the mix would be great.

Daddy Calls Me Man (Richard Jackson Books (Orchard)) by Angela Johnson

Juneteenth for Mazie

Juneteenth for Mazie

Paperback - Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history — the day her ance

Bookshelf: 5 Personal Finance Books You Need to Read in Your 20s | The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke

Bookshelf: 5 Personal Finance Books You Need to Read in Your 20s

The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke: Suze Orman. Also recommended on A Practical Wedding: Reclaiming Wife.

Children's Books about Great Artists -- my kids are loving these books!

13+ Children's Picture Books About Great Artists

13 + Children’s Picture Books About Great Artists « Imagination Soup Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids

As parents, teachers, counselors, and caregivers, we need to help our children understand their feelings and build skills for coping with emotions such as anger in safe ways. Learning how to manage emotions is important to a child's social-emotional health and development. There are books on this list for kids of all ages; toddlers, preschoolers, elementary aged kids, tweens and teens.

Help children understand their feelings and build skills for coping with emotions such as anger in safe ways.There are books on this list for kids of all ages; toddlers, preschoolers, elementary aged kids, tweens and teens.

Non-Fiction Children Books About African Americans | The Jenny Evolution

Non-Fiction Children Books About African Americans

Enjoy these wonderful non-fiction children& picture books about African Americans you can read with your children and share in the spirit of African Americans.

I love reading all kinds of stories to my children, but I especially love reading books that feature African American characters, because I know that it affirms them.  I previously wrote about book…

I love reading all kinds of stories to my children, but I especially love reading books that feature African American characters, because I know that it affirms them. I previously wrote about book…

I love reading all kinds of stories to my children, but I especially love reading books that feature African American characters, because I know that it affirms them.  I previously wrote about book…

28 Books That Affirm Black Boys recommended by Denzel Washington

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