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Month: July 2020

The Rumble Hunters

By Courtney B. Dunlap

Five year old James is awakened in the night to a rumbling sound. He heads out to investigate the sound. Along the way he is joined by his siblings and their variety of pets. The adventure has them exploring in the dark where their imagination make the shadows come alive . Through delightful prose and wonderful illustrations the kids finally find the source of the noise. It is a delightful book that will have your kids giggling at bedtime. I loved this book! It was fun the illustrations were fabulous!

Color Blind Friends

by William Bentrim

In this book Mikey, who is white, and Dejon, who is black discuss the events of 2020. From the pandemic, wearing masks, corrupt cops, racial unrest and looting. They agree that there are good and bad in all groups. It is a refreshing look at adult subjects from the prospective of a young person. The boys c0me to realize that change is needed and they can help make that change for future generations. This is an excellent book for our current times and events.

Little Black Girl

by Brittany Green

Little Black Girl is a wonderfully written and illustrated story that reminds young girls of their worth. The author references famous black women from Egyptian Queens to current pop culture icons like Oprah and Beyonce. This story encourages young girls to reach their potential and to always remember their worth.

A Place With A Past

by Marlene Ratledge Buchanan

Some secrets stay dead and buried. Some come back to haunt you.

Patty was mourning the death of her beloved  Great Aunt Belle, or “Ring a Ding, as she called her. As the only living  family member, she became the heir to the family farm and the surprising contents. Patty never expected to inherit two ghosts, and family secrets that had long been buried. In a town where everyone knows everything about their neighbors, murder, moonshine, and mystery threatens her happiness with William. Will Patty and William be able to solve the mystery and put the spirits to rest or will Clarisse and Morton drive them away? This cozy mystery will have you thinking twice about opening closed doors.