UnStoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army
Written by Art Coulson
Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle
In Elsa Takaoka’s picture book Yumi’s Extraordinary Collection, the title character, a Japanese American girl around eight-years-old, is looking for the perfect collection.
Like her grandmother, Yumi is a story-teller, but unlike her grandmother Sayuri, Yumi tells stories through her art. To connect with her sick grandmother Yumi begins drawing her grandmother’s stories. Yumi reaches out to extended family including aunts, parents, grandparents, and siblings to collect stories about her grandmother. Yumi then illustrates these memories. Continue reading
I must be the luckiest person in the world! I was just paired with a SECOND book for Multicultural Children’s Book Day. I am so excited to participate this year and spread the word about some amazing books!
Today I was matched with a book for my Multicultural Children’s Book Day review. I’m so excited to participate. Look for my upcoming review of Art Coulson’s Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army!