Book Review


‘Genesis Begins Again’ great for middle-schoolers

That’s what you’d like to tell just about everybody right now: go away. Stop talking to me. Don’t fuss, quit fighting, put away those bad words. You’re done, so leave me..

Genesis Begins Again

That’s what you’d like to tell just about everybody right now: go away. Stop talking to me. Don’t fuss, quit..

‘Bound Woman’ poetic response to era of mass incarceration

Hands on the wheel. Hands on the hood, in the air, on the wall, on the ground..

‘Stop That Yawn!’ may help parents at child’s bedtime

That’s what you might say when it’s time for bed. You want to stay awake for awhile..

Origins of Black music are revealed in compelling book

The new book “Black American History: From Plantations to Rap Culture” by Pascal Archimede can..

Books are great Christmas gift for young readers

You know about his reindeer and his sleigh and the toys. You know about Frosty, and..

‘Gigged’ looks at making ends meet in work world

Oh, sure, it bought you what you needed but what you wanted, well, you had to figure..

‘Farming While Black’ a guide to love of land

Dirt lines every crease and covers much of your knuckles. It’s beneath your...

‘Kid Scientists’ takes look at realizing childhood dreams

Your room is a great big mess. At least that’s what your mother says but you know your room is a work in progress...

“No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas”

Your parents have said that; your teachers, too. Stop messin’, start paying attention, knuckle..

Think, smile and chuckle with novel ‘John Woman’

So do his language and demeanor – but what else? Did his parents or teachers make him who..

‘If You Love Me’ looks at many trials of parenthood

Every milestone your baby passed was reason for celebration. First day of school, first home..

Experience Art by Salbello Saturday at Zen Gardens

“Sans Souci,” an arts and culture experience featuring a book signing and presentation of author Matthew Jenkins' “Positive Possibilities: My Game Plan For Success,”...

On Point shows how character can lead to untold success

In your lifetime, youve done many amazing things. You learned to walk. Imagine how hard that was, and you did it! You learned to make words..

“How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace” by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison

In church, you sing a lot of songs. Some are just for Sunday School, and you..