Tristan Strong Punches a Hole In The Sky

Title: Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in The Sky Author: Kwame Mbalia Publisher:  Rick Riordan Presents Number of pages: 528 Type of Book: Middle Grade, African, African Folktales, African American, Mythology. Age: 8 – 12 Buy it here: Price: $ 8.99 MY SUMMARY Seventh grader Tristan Strong is down in the dumps. He has just lost … Continue reading Tristan Strong Punches a Hole In The Sky

Storystorm 2021 Registration is OPEN!

Originally posted on Writing for Kids (While Raising Them):
Every year when Storystorm rolls around, I like to pick a theme for this registration post. This year’s theme will come as no surprise… WE FINALLY MADE IT THROUGH 2020! And that’s all I have to say about that. Welcome to STORYSTORM 2021! Four years ago…

Idia of the Benin Kingdom

Title: Idia of the Benin Kingdom Author: Ekiuwa Aire; Illustrator: Alina Shabelnyk Publisher: Our Ancestories Number of pages: 40 Type of Book: Picture book, Fiction with elements of Non-Fiction Age: 4 – 8 Buy it here: ; ; Price: $17.99; $13.99 MY SUMMARY Idia was an ordinary little girl who had an extraordinary dream about a … Continue reading Idia of the Benin Kingdom

The Greatest Animal in the Jungle

Title: The Greatest Animal in the Jungle Author: Sope Martins Publisher:  Farafina Tuuti Number of pages: 28 Type of Book: Fiction, African, Folktale Genre: Picture Book Age: 4 – 8 Buy it here: Price: N1,000. MY SUMMARY Afuwe nearly gets eaten by an owl on his birthday!!! Naturally, he’s terrified and decides he doesn’t like being … Continue reading The Greatest Animal in the Jungle


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