Another Time and Place: A Novel of World War II by Samantha GrosserIt received lukewarm reviews and quickly went out of print. They are finding an avid audience among young readers growing up in an increasingly diverse nation. Karefa-Smart, who was likely the inspiration for a character in the book named Blinky, said her uncle had deep respect for young people, and felt compelled to write about the experiences of African-American children, and the pervasive inequality many face. Baldwin wrote the picture book in part for his nephew, Tejan Karefa-Smart, who used to beg his famous uncle to write a story about him. Karefa-Smart, a photographer and artist living in Paris, who wrote the foreword to the new edition. Baldwin was daunted by the assignment.
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Remember the Reading Rainbow theme song? I…can go anywhere! I totally drank that kool-aid growing up. A quick note before we get to the list: When people find out I have 5 kids they often ask me how in the world I find time to read. The answer is simply this: I make time. Reading makes me happy, so I figure out how to fit it in. We signed up for Audible years ago before a long car trip and downloaded a couple books to listen to with the kids on the road.