When the Beat Was Born
DJ Kool Herc & the Creation of Hip Hop
by Laban Carrick Hill
illustrated by Theodore Taylor III
published by Roaring Brook Press
I am particularly excited to read this one!!! As surprising as it may be to some of you, I really love old school rap!
Rutherford B. Who Was He?
Poems about Famous Presidents
by Marilyn Singer
illustrated by John Hendrix
published by Disney Hyperion
My little critics will love this one! They are very into poems right now and love rhyming words!
by Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus
illustrated by Evan Turk
published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
I have heard amazing things about this book! I'm thrilled to read it!
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
by Duncan Tonatiuh
published by Harry N. Abrams
I've actually already read this one...but we liked it so much we're reading it again! Duncan Tonatiuh is quickly becoming one of my faves!
What about you? Reading anything fab today??