Infinite Hope & Ashley Bryan

Veterans Day seems the perfect time to sing praises for Ashley Bryan’s remarkable new release, Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace. Ashley has given us many marvelous books over the years and, in all…
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Batter Up! A Salute to Georgie Radbourn

While visiting family in Pittsburgh this summer, I shared memories of Pirate baseball with my brother Billie, specifically the dearly-departed Forbes Field and the 1960 World Series — when Bill Mazeroski hit his Series-winning home run off the opening pitch…
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Coretta Scott King Awards – 50 Years Strong!

I just returned from the American Library Association annual conference held this year in Washington D.C. (June 20-25th) where I was lucky enough to participate in many of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Coretta Scott King Awards. What a…
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