Reading, Writing & Remodeling With Ronna

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Los Angeles, CA  ·  Kids' books reviewer, freelance writer, mom of 2 kids & 2 cats. ❤️ all things reading, remodeling, France & U.K related; founder of goodreadswithronna.com.
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‪Chris Crowe’s newly revised + updated #YA #nonfiction, Getting Away With Murder: The True Story of The Emmett Till Case, is as relevant + important today as when this heinous crime + miscarriage of justice occurred 63 years ago.                               ‪#hatecrime #prejudice #racism #africanamericans #civilrightsmovement #emmetttill #jimcrow  #blacklivesmatter #ushistory #youngadult                                    https://wp.me/p3X25n-7Gl‬

‪Chris Crowe’s newly revised + updated #YA #nonfiction, Getting Away With Murder: The True Story of The Emmett Till Case, is as relevant + important today as when this heinous crime + miscarriage of justice occurred 63 years ago. ‪#hatecrime #prejudice #racism #africanamericans #civilrightsmovement #emmetttill #jimcrow #blacklivesmatter #ushistory #youngadult https://wp.me/p3X25n-7Gl‬

In Kelly Yang’s debut novel, Front Desk, she draws from firsthand experiences and keen insights from when she arrived in America as a Chinese child immigrant along with her parents. This #historicalfiction set in 1993 at a motel, provides many kids a chance to find themselves and find hope inside the pages of a moving and memorable #middlegrade novel. #family  #immigration #assimilation #community #tween #chineseamerican #diversity  https://wp.me/p3X25n-7GD

In Kelly Yang’s debut novel, Front Desk, she draws from firsthand experiences and keen insights from when she arrived in America as a Chinese child immigrant along with her parents. This #historicalfiction set in 1993 at a motel, provides many kids a chance to find themselves and find hope inside the pages of a moving and memorable #middlegrade novel. #family #immigration #assimilation #community #tween #chineseamerican #diversity https://wp.me/p3X25n-7GD

One talented creator’s works grace two new #picturebooks books, Hedgehog Needs a Hug (by Jen Betton) & Twilight Chant (by Holly Thompson w/art by Jen Betton) featuring wonderful animal illustrations. #epic18 #kidlit #kidlitart #readaloud #animalstory #hedgehog #natureforkids #animallife  wp.me/p3X25n-7Gq

One talented creator’s works grace two new #picturebooks books, Hedgehog Needs a Hug (by Jen Betton) & Twilight Chant (by Holly Thompson w/art by Jen Betton) featuring wonderful animal illustrations. #epic18 #kidlit #kidlitart #readaloud #animalstory #hedgehog #natureforkids #animallife wp.me/p3X25n-7Gq

‪Our roundup of novelty books for little ones includes I Thought I Saw a Dinosaur!, TouchThinkLearn: Wiggles, Take a Look: More Fun Together!, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Changing Picture Book + Sam’s Hamburger. #noveltybook #boardbooks #lifttheflapbook #interactivebook #humor #kidlit #preschoolers /#toddlers https://wp.me/p3X25n-7G2‬

‪Our roundup of novelty books for little ones includes I Thought I Saw a Dinosaur!, TouchThinkLearn: Wiggles, Take a Look: More Fun Together!, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Changing Picture Book + Sam’s Hamburger. #noveltybook #boardbooks #lifttheflapbook #interactivebook #humor #kidlit #preschoolers /#toddlers https://wp.me/p3X25n-7G2‬

In a hilarious new chapter book series, Two Dogs In a Trench Coat Go To School by Julie Falatko with illustrations by Colin Jack, two devoted pets go to great lengths to keep an eye (or two) on their boy owner. From Scholastic #kidlit #bookreview #childrensbooks #chapterbook #humor #dogs #friendship #school  https://wp.me/p3X25n-7FB

In a hilarious new chapter book series, Two Dogs In a Trench Coat Go To School by Julie Falatko with illustrations by Colin Jack, two devoted pets go to great lengths to keep an eye (or two) on their boy owner. From Scholastic #kidlit #bookreview #childrensbooks #chapterbook #humor #dogs #friendship #school https://wp.me/p3X25n-7FB

‪Delighted to introduce a new monthly feature w/local bookstore Once Upon a Time that we call What We’re Reading — Wednesdays w/Once Upon a Time. Today they’re sharing #july4th themed books and others ideal for the celebrations including Pie is for Sharing.  #kidlit #IndependenceDay  #ushistory #revolutionarywar #july4 #kidsbooks #childrensbooks  #declarationofindependence #americanholiday                      wp.me/p3X25n-7EZ‬

‪Delighted to introduce a new monthly feature w/local bookstore Once Upon a Time that we call What We’re Reading — Wednesdays w/Once Upon a Time. Today they’re sharing #july4th themed books and others ideal for the celebrations including Pie is for Sharing. #kidlit #IndependenceDay #ushistory #revolutionarywar #july4 #kidsbooks #childrensbooks #declarationofindependence #americanholiday wp.me/p3X25n-7EZ‬

Creative Projects For Book Lovers #DIY #bookcase #storage

Creative Projects For Book Lovers #DIY #bookcase #storage

‪Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders with illustrations by Steven Salerno. For #gaypridemonth we’re sharing this important story of hope.  #kidlit #LGBTQ #rainbowflag ‬#kidlitart #pridemonth #prideawareness #diversity #picturebookreview #childrensbooks ‪https://wp.me/p3X25n-7EQ‬

‪Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders with illustrations by Steven Salerno. For #gaypridemonth we’re sharing this important story of hope. #kidlit #LGBTQ #rainbowflag ‬#kidlitart #pridemonth #prideawareness #diversity #picturebookreview #childrensbooks ‪https://wp.me/p3X25n-7EQ‬

‪We may have June Gloom here in L.A. but these 18 poems and artwork will brighten your day. Don’t miss World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins. #poetry #art #poems #masterpieces #artwork #paintings #childrensbooks #kidsbookreview #picturebook #inspiration #imagination #museums https://wp.me/p3X25n-7EF‬

‪We may have June Gloom here in L.A. but these 18 poems and artwork will brighten your day. Don’t miss World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins. #poetry #art #poems #masterpieces #artwork #paintings #childrensbooks #kidsbookreview #picturebook #inspiration #imagination #museums https://wp.me/p3X25n-7EF‬

‪Los Angeles Is ... by Elisa Parhad with art by Alexander Vidal is a cool new board book in rhyme that will captivate the littlest tourists and locals looking for a fresh new way to see the City of Angels. Cameron + Company #boardbook #toddlers #familytravel #familytrip #losangeles #cityofangels #tourism #juvenilenonfiction #primer #kidlit kidlitart #childrensbooks #kidsbookreview #visitlosangeles   https://wp.me/p3X25n-7DZ‬

‪Los Angeles Is ... by Elisa Parhad with art by Alexander Vidal is a cool new board book in rhyme that will captivate the littlest tourists and locals looking for a fresh new way to see the City of Angels. Cameron + Company #boardbook #toddlers #familytravel #familytrip #losangeles #cityofangels #tourism #juvenilenonfiction #primer #kidlit kidlitart #childrensbooks #kidsbookreview #visitlosangeles https://wp.me/p3X25n-7DZ‬

Star Wars + Brain Quest Workbooks cleverly + creatively help kids steer clear of summer slide. Comprehensive yet fun, the workbooks reinforce prior learning skills + introduce new ones.  #kindergartener #summerslide #schoolreadiness #workbook #activitybook #elementaryschool #juvenilenonfiction #brainquest #starwars @workmanpub  wp.me/p3X25n-7E7

Star Wars + Brain Quest Workbooks cleverly + creatively help kids steer clear of summer slide. Comprehensive yet fun, the workbooks reinforce prior learning skills + introduce new ones. #kindergartener #summerslide #schoolreadiness #workbook #activitybook #elementaryschool #juvenilenonfiction #brainquest #starwars @workmanpub wp.me/p3X25n-7E7

Finding a Way Forward - Tiny Infinities by J. H. Diehl The  summer when Alice turns thirteen, her family structure disintegrates. This honest coming-of-age middle-grade novel explores #friendship, #family, and finding your own way. @chroniclebooks  #bookreview #tweenreads #middleschool #middlegradefiction #kidlit wp.me/p3X25n-7DV

Finding a Way Forward - Tiny Infinities by J. H. Diehl The summer when Alice turns thirteen, her family structure disintegrates. This honest coming-of-age middle-grade novel explores #friendship, #family, and finding your own way. @chroniclebooks #bookreview #tweenreads #middleschool #middlegradefiction #kidlit wp.me/p3X25n-7DV

Calling all budding coders! “It’s no surprise that the end result of a Josh Funk and illustrator Sara Palacios picture book collaboration, How to Code a Sandcastle, has yielded such a positive and inspiring read.”   #STEM #coding #girlswhocode #kidlit #childrensbooks #code #computerscience #programming #picturebook #juvenilefiction #robot #beach #sandcastle wp.me/p3X25n-7D8

Calling all budding coders! “It’s no surprise that the end result of a Josh Funk and illustrator Sara Palacios picture book collaboration, How to Code a Sandcastle, has yielded such a positive and inspiring read.” #STEM #coding #girlswhocode #kidlit #childrensbooks #code #computerscience #programming #picturebook #juvenilefiction #robot #beach #sandcastle wp.me/p3X25n-7D8

‪We’re all about ❤️ + the different ways there are to say the three wonderful words, I Love You. Read a review of Ann Whitford Paul’s If Animals Said I Love You with illustrations by David Walker to find out how ten animals, including a boa, lion + gorilla, express their feelings. #love  #emotions #bedtimestory #kidsbooks #bedtimesnuggles #animals #kidlit #picturebook #childrensbookreview #family  https://wp.me/p3X25n-7CT‬

‪We’re all about ❤️ + the different ways there are to say the three wonderful words, I Love You. Read a review of Ann Whitford Paul’s If Animals Said I Love You with illustrations by David Walker to find out how ten animals, including a boa, lion + gorilla, express their feelings. #love #emotions #bedtimestory #kidsbooks #bedtimesnuggles #animals #kidlit #picturebook #childrensbookreview #family https://wp.me/p3X25n-7CT‬

Take a tour of the world courtesy of Lonely Planet Kids. Check out our roundup of recommended books for family vacation (or armchair traveling) fun! They also make great gifts. #familyvacation  #familytravel #geography #TravelTuesday #wanderlust #juvenilenonfiction #travellove #activitybooks  wp.me/p3X25n-7CH

Take a tour of the world courtesy of Lonely Planet Kids. Check out our roundup of recommended books for family vacation (or armchair traveling) fun! They also make great gifts. #familyvacation #familytravel #geography #TravelTuesday #wanderlust #juvenilenonfiction #travellove #activitybooks wp.me/p3X25n-7CH