In February I received a gorgeous book from Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers. The book, Black is a Rainbow Color, written by Angela Joy and illustrated by Ekua Holmes, is an event. Holmes impressive illustrations are thick with meaning but inviting enough to capture and keep the […]
I served as a Cybils Awards round one judge for the second time this year! In 2018 I served on the Easy Reader/Early Chapter Book committee and this year I served on the Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction committee. It turns out middle grade novels are WAY LONGER than easy readers! […]
2019 was a wonderful year for Raise Them Righteous! I’ve reviewed over 200 books since beginning my blog in June 2018. 125 of those reviews are of LGBTQ+ children’s picture books! I am so happy to bring more attention to diverse, inclusive, social justice-oriented books for young people! My blog […]
This week I am boosting an amazing blog! Please, check out Colorful Pages! I really appreciate this post about building an ethnically diverse library for children and young adults. Colorful Pages is a wonderful resource for parents, educators, and librarians. Books to Build Your Ethnic Studies Library
My name is Jennifer Miller and I blog about children’s books at Raise Them Righteous. I recently started a new project on my blog – AMPLIFY – to boost blogs and bloggers that I love and am excited to support. Today I’m featuring Kaitlin Kamalei Jenkins‘s website Colorful Pages. Her website […]
This week I am boosting the amazing Alex Logan and their blog Almost, Almost! Check out Alex’s reviews of LGBTQ children’s and YA literature! If you love my blog, you will love theirs! Check it out!
My name is Jennifer Miller and I blog about children’s books at Raise Them Righteous. I recently started a new project on my blog – AMPLIFY – to boost blogs and bloggers that I love and am excited to support. Today I’m featuring Alex Logan’s blog Almost, Almost. Alex reviews […]
A Tale of Two Daddies, written by Vanita Oelschlager and illustrated by Kristin Blackwood and Mike Blanc, tells the story of a young girl and what life is like with her Daddy and Poppa. A friend asks her a set of questions about which dad has which role in her life, […]
Are You A Boy or a Girl? (2000) by Karleen Pendleton Jimenez is a Lambda Literary Award 2001 Finalist that was adapted into the film Tomboy in 2008. It is often thought that boyish girls have it easier than girlish boys. In fact, the idea that girls can more easily […]
In his recent children’s picture book, Stonewall (2019), author Rob Sanders makes the Stonewall riots of 1969 accessible to a young audience. Sanders creatively tells the story from the point-of-view of the Stonewall Inn itself.