This beautiful coloring book talks to kids about the border, family separation, and empathy

The unfinished illustrations in the book are themselves an act of optimism, encouraging children to imagine a world without lines others create for them. “Children teach us,” writes Ai-Jen Poo, cofounder of Families Belong Together, a coalition of close to 250 organizations working to end family separation and detention, in the foreword to a new children’s coloring and activity book published by the organization Coloring Without Borders. “They challenge us to think about why we have certain rules, why we live the way we do. They start from a place free of hierarchy of human value, free of the power dynamics that define our realities. They don’t yet see the borders that we have drawn. They don’t yet color inside the lines.”Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-17 12:30:49 UTC ]
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These magical books help kids learn other languages

Many parents want their kids to be bilingual but don’t have the tools to teach them. Enter Habbi Habbi, a platform that makes learning new languages fun. My 3-year-old has been playing in her room by herself for an hour. I’m beginning to worry she is up to no good: Is she “decorating” her walls... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-03 10:00:03 UTC ]
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E&T acquired 'beautiful' snow book from Campbell

Elliott and Thompson has acquired a “lyrical, evocative and beautiful book” from Arctic traveller and writer Nancy Campbell called Fifty Words for Snow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 06:51:39 UTC ]
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This week's L.A. book talks have Demi Moore, Jonathan Safran Foer and Annalee Newitz

What to do in L.A.: 5 book talks for the week ahead include Demi Moore discussing her memoir 'Inside Out' and Jonathan Safran Foer on 'We Are the Weather.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-20 20:19:53 UTC ]
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Kids’ Books Add Meaning To Christmas

New titles are examining different aspects of the Nativity scene, giving, and acceptance ahead of this year’s Yuletide celebrations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With her new book, Raina Telgemeier makes a gutsy move. Kids and parents will love it.

The beloved graphic novelist writes bravely about her childhood anxieties in “Guts.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-13 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Help Kids Navigate Complex Times

An author says books are good tools for teaching children social and emotional learning skills. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fleet signs 'beautiful' book from ex-editor turned doctor Harrison

Fleet has signed a “beautiful” book from ex-Granta magazine editor Sophie Harrison about how she decided to retrain as a doctor at the age of 28. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 00:59:41 UTC ]
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How to Lock Down Your Kindle So Your Kids Do Not Buy All The Books: A Guide

Because little fingers love shiny buttons: how to lock down your Kindle so kids don't buy all the books. And how to get your money back when they do. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-21 10:33:14 UTC ]
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25 Universe-Expanding Science Fiction Books for Kids

From time travel to galaxy-spanning journeys to scientific experiments gone interesting, there are so many fun science fiction books for ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-09 10:35:25 UTC ]
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Is this all-ages coloring book the thing that will finally mobilize society in the climate crisis?

Remember a few years ago when adults discovered coloring books and a wave of new pieces hailed them as a tool for mindfulness and dealing with anxiety? In a move both educational and depressingly efficient, this coloring book on climate change and renewable energy covers the topic that is... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-26 15:06:44 UTC ]
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'The future is creativity': Children's book author Hervé Tullet nurtures kids' imaginations at ICA LA

Artist and "Press Here" author Hervé Tullet launches an interactive art-making project, Ideal Exhibition, at ICA LA in downtown L.A. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-26 10:00:39 UTC ]
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Chicago rapper Noname’s new book club highlights work from writers of color.

If you don’t know Noname, the Chicago rapper and former slam poet born as Fatimah Nyeema Warner, now might be a good time to read up following the official launch of her book club on Wednesday. The unassuming 90s kid launched to fame after some notable collaborations with artists like Mick... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 17:08:40 UTC ]
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This climate change coloring book illustrates how we transition to clean energy

Color in the “subsidy pie” while you learn about how we can fund more solar and wind power! Most people recognize the urgent need for climate action—in a recent poll, around 70% of Americans said that they wanted the U.S. to take “aggressive” action—but fewer clearly understand what needs to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-07-25 15:30:09 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more

The city's newest book festival, to be held at the Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles arts complex, will host four panels on July 20 and 21 as part of its programming, which will also include more than 20 exhibitors from L.A. and other cities on the West Coast. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-15 19:02:44 UTC ]
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George Takei has talked about his family’s internment before. But never quite like this.

It’s a timely moment for the “Stark Trek” alum to look back at his early years behind barbed wire during World War II. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-12 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador snaps up Hemon's family story in two-book single edition

Aleksandar Hemon's "extraordinary story" about his family will be published in a two-book single edition by Picador.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 05:07:10 UTC ]
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Beautiful Libraries Around the World Every Book Lover Should Visit: July 7, 2019

Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, is sponsored by Book Riot’s ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-07 10:30:45 UTC ]
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Frank Zappa coloring book to be released by L.A. publisher this fall

Legendary oddball musician Frank Zappa, known for his jazz-rock fusion and bizarre sensibilities, will be the subject of a new coloring book. Los Angeles animation studio and book publisher Fantoons will release “The Frank Zappa Coloring Book” this fall, giving fans of Zappa a chance to add... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 22:40:00 UTC ]
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20 Books With LGBTQ Characters Your Kids Will Love

These books portray many aspects of the LGBTQ experience for kids as young as 3. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-06-13 19:04:23 UTC ]
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