gender free multicultural children’s book!

call me tree!!! (a note to my readers)

You may or may not notice something different about my new book, Call Me Tree. Nowhere in the story are boy/girl or pronouns used. No ‘he’ or ‘she’ anywhere! I found it easy to write this way because that’s how I think of kids, as kids, not boy kids or …

michael brown reminded me of my dad

unfinished post, questions and the beginning of kidlitEquality

i found this  post i wrote not long ago. it opens with my father. despite the fact that it isn’t finished i’m sharing it, as is. *august 9, 2014, 18 year old, unarmed michael brown was one of many young, black males gunned down by a white police officer I …

i am kidlitcon

finding more people to play!!!

this year’s theme for KidLitCon was: Blogging Diversity in Young Adult and Children’s Lit: What’s Next? it’s always soothing to be around folks with whom i can relax and even play a bit. play is serious business to me. play means a quality of curiosity, openness, courage and innocence. today …

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