COVER REVEAL: Branches of Hope – The 9/11 Survivor Tree

Ann Magee and the 9/11 Tree

There are certain events that burn an indelible mark on our hearts and in our brains. August 6, 1945 – the day they dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. November 22, 1963 – the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. And September 11, 2001 – the day the twin towers of the World Trade Center fell.

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: MARIELLE IN PARIS Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. I’m in love with this book! And my 7-year old granddaughter is a huge fan also. And one lucky person who leaves a comment is going to win their own copy thanks to author Maxine Rose Schur.

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: OPENING THE ROAD: Victor Hugo Green and the Green Book PLUS Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. I’ve always loved road trips. When my husband and I were first married, we were both teachers, and with the summer ahead of us, we’d plan a road trip. Twice we went cross-country…and many times we drove up to Canada or down to Washington, DC. We worried about money. We worried about weather. But we didn’t worry about whether it would be safe for us to be in a certain town after dark. And we didn’t worry about finding a place to eat or sleep. That’s because we were white. Traveling back in the day wasn’t so easy for people of color. In fact, it could be downright dangerous. Then Victor Hugo Green created the Green Book.

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