There aren't many books available for children whose families don't celebrate Christmas, or at the least Hannukah. Children in families who believe differently are often at a loss as to how they fit in with the nonconscious religious ideology which surrounds us. A Solstice Tree for Jenny by Karen Shragg tries to bridge that gap.... Continue Reading →
what color is caesar?
Maxine Kumin's book, What Color is Caesar?, is a delightful children's book about discovery. Caesar, a black and white spotted dog wonders if he is truly black with white spots or white with black spots. On his quest to find the answer, he speaks with other black and white animals. Rather than answering his question... Continue Reading →
a ride on mother’s back…
For families who are living differently from mainstream America, it can often be difficult to find children's books which reflect our own values. Emery Bernhard has a lovely book entitled A Ride on Mother's Back: A Day of Baby Carrying Around the World which appeals to attachment parenting families everywhere. The book takes a look... Continue Reading →