Adding to Frederick’s Christmas list! We love books!
I am starting to update the Read Around the World booklists that I first published a couple of years ago. In the coming months, I will consider whether any newly published books should be added to the lists. Here is the first updated booklist — 15 (previously 12) Children’s Books About Africa!
In this case, it was tough for me to deviate from my original booklist. The original booklist included a diverse selection of stories set in countries around Africa, and every single book on the list was one that I really liked. Thus, while I read several newly published books set in Africa, I did not discover any that seemed worthy of displacing the books on the original list.
In the end, I added two picture books that I have been thinking about since I selected the books for the original booklist and one recently published picture book: Anna…
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