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Bunheads By Misty Pointe Illustrated By Setor Fiadzigbey

Ballerina and author Misty Copeland just released BUNHEADS [pub: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers], the first in a series of children’s book. This beautiful and inspiring story of a girl named—one sec. Take a look at that adorable cover… Yup!—Misty, who’s inspired to study ballet after seeing a captivating performance,

Islandborn by Junot Díaz

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Junot Díaz wrote a children’s book y’all! The Pulitzer prize-winning author’s first children’s book ☛ISLANDBORN [pub: Dial Books for Young Readers] drops March 13, 2018. with beautiful illustrations by Leo Espinosa.


Per The New York Times:


“Islandborn” features a young girl named Lola who lives in Washington Heights and was born in the Dominican Republic.