Book Review of Dino Pajama Party by Laurie Wallmark

As a historian and a picture book enthusiast, I love dinosaurs. So when it was time for me to pick my #50PreciousWords prize (I was one of the ’22 winners), it was a no-brainer to choose Laurie Wallmark’s Dino Pajama Party. She was super nice and sent me the book right away, and she even signed it and included cool bookmarks. Different kinds of dinos … Continue reading Book Review of Dino Pajama Party by Laurie Wallmark

Book Review of Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage by Rebel Girls

Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage is a historical fiction middle-grade chapter book about the life of the famous professional Cuban ballerina, Alicia Alonso. Alicia fell in love with dance since she was a little girl taking her first dancing lessons in Spain. She knew she wanted to become a professional ballerina after trying ballet shoes during a class with Nikolai Yavarosky at the Pro Arte … Continue reading Book Review of Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage by Rebel Girls