The Watcher: Inspired by Psalm 121

Lovely. That's the word for author Nikki Grimes' beautifully-illustrated new picture book called The Watcher. In the book, a wide-eyed pre-teen named Jordan is on...

What Does the Sky Say?

Some books are a MUST-HAVE for your family library, and What Does the Sky Say? by Nancy White Carlstrom is one of them. In...

A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech

History is getting better and better. Not because it’s changing drastically, but because the way it is being told to readers is changing. More...

Shackles From the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter...

Although Black history is important, this importance does not make certain details any easier to digest. Case-in-point: Pulitzer prize-winning author and Journalist, Michael H....

As Fast As Words Could Fly

When all is not right with the world and people are saying “somebody’s got to make a change,” no one would think a 14-year...