Lisa Loepker Tag

Girl in the Blue Coat By: Monica Hesse Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was killed on...

LEAVE ME ALONE! By Vera Brosgol A Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate quest to finish her knitting. One day, a grandmother shouts, "LEAVE ME ALONE!" and...

Drum Dream Girl:  How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music By Margarita Engle and Illustrated by Rafael Lopez The story of this picture book, told in lyrical free verse, is the account of musician Millo Castro Zaldarriaga’s struggle for gender equality in 1930’s Cuba. Girls were not allowed to...

It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired, Get Going! By: Chelsea Clinton Chelsea Clinton, daughter of the former U.S.  President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State (and presidential-hopeful) Hillary Clinton, encourages young people to learn about current issues and to get involved to make positive changes.  Clinton uses...

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