“We are at a crossroads, trying to figure out what’s next, and in order to get to the other side, we have to wade in the water.” -Kwame Alexander In some of the current conversations on limiting access to books, censorship, and outright bans, even the “nice people” worry and wonder that our young people [ Read the full article… ]
Category: Generations Book Club
GENERATIONS BOOK CLUB – NOVEMBER
GENERATIONS BOOK CLUB: Monsters, Mermaids, and Magic…Yes Please!
During October, even the scarediest of cats may crave experiences of a more mystical (or downright spooky) variety. Here are some titles that can scratch that itch, not only during Halloween, but all year long. Brain Lair Books is our Generations Book Club partner. To purchase the following titles, please click on the book cover [ Read the full article… ]
Generations Book Club – The Thrill
When August arrives, there’s a mix of melancholy and excitement. We wonder where the season went, all while growing excited over what the new “year,” marked by the start of school, may bring. With only a few weeks left of summer without the full hustle and bustle, this month’s Generations Book Club selections focus [ Read the full article… ]
Generations Book Club: Love!
With all that has been happening in the world, I thought we could use a little extra love. Loving on ourselves, each other, and our environments. So I’m happy to give you a little love for this generations book club post. First up for the littles is JAYDEN’S IMPOSSIBLE GARDEN. A boy in the city [ Read the full article… ]
Generations Book Club: Celebrations
For December, the Generations Book Club is all about Celebrations. Please support our Generations partner, Brain Lair Books with your purchases; link included on the titles below. Even in the midst of incredible challenges, there is always space for Black joy. Kleaver Cruz, creator of The Black Joy Project, reminds us that joy is a [ Read the full article… ]
Generations Book Club: Beginnings
This summer, we launched Generations Book Club, sharing lists of recommended books twice each month. We appreciated your notes of support and requests to have more selections. Thanks to you, we’re keeping it going throughout the year! On the 15th of each month – except for February which is our annual Black History Month celebration, [ Read the full article… ]
Generations Book Club: Life Lessons
This marks the end of our Summer Generations Book Club. We thank all of you for participating with us! I certainly found books that I wouldn’t have otherwise. My favorite was Questlove’s CREATIVE QUEST. I read it twice. Once as an audiobook and once in paperback because I wanted to take notes on the page. [ Read the full article… ]