I couldn’t help it, I had to feature the read that immediately took me to another place the day I received and read it. It’s definitely higher up on my must-read recommendations and you’d have to read it to know why. I offer a preview and a short, but long, supplement for this read as I do everything else but want to disclaim a
As a storyteller I tend to be taken aback by other storytellers. Especially the ones who I know are deeply rooted in their craft, committed to it above almost everything else. When I was first introduced to Dylan Pritchett I immediately got that sense. He’s a sight to see and a rhythm to behold for sure. I discovered his work, The First Music, years
A few days ago I posted a meme on Instagram and commented underneath it that Onyx McFly and Trey Jones should totally hook up and tell the story of their union, one that would eventually lead them to being the best of friends. I joked about it but tagged both Crystal Johnson and Monica Mathis-Stowe hoping that they’d see an opportunity. If nothing else, they
Imagiread first featured some of the delights from the Baobab Publishing company some time ago. It was a little after we’d met the owner, Schertevear Watkins, and discovered her passion for multicultural children’s literature. Her company has to date published more than 15 reads, all promised to plant seeds of character, unity, wisdom, and love. And they do just that but in a “realistic” way.
Just a few days ago we released the latest episode of Imagireading Today! where I featured the Trey Jones book series. In the video, I proudly profess my love for Trey and all of his wondrous self-awareness with a blunder and a blooper neatly interspersed. Trey has that effect. He and his super-tall personality is what did it for me; I immediately knew he
This week’s episode of Imagireading Today! is live and direct, waiting for you and your little ones to enjoy. Moving right along in our Children in History feature for the month, we took a look at a character that is near and dear to my heart because he is who he is and he knows it! He is none other than Trey Jones and
Last week Imagiread kicked off its YouTube premiere of Imagireading Today! with Milo’s Museum as the feature. It was the perfect read for our Children In History theme this month that vividly celebrates Black History Month. There is a closely connected contrast in the leaders as children of yesterday and children of today that will soon be leaders. It’s a timely consideration. The world
Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 was just 48 hours ago and the buzz is still going. People all over the globe chimed in with book reviews and activities that complemented several dozens of hand-picked selections by the #MCCBD team. Imagiread was overjoyed to have participated in the fun for the fourth year in a row and our pick was out of this literal
We started getting excited about Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 last quarter of 2016. We did because we’ve been fortunate to be a part of the movement the four years it’s been alive and well. There’s a ton of work to do where it regards the awareness of culturally authentic and competent reads in the marketplace for everyone, especially children, and MCCBD has done
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