Celebrate Black History Month with Readergirlz

Readergirlz Black History

In honor of Black History Month, the readergirlz are featuring award-winning novel Bronx Masquerade by author Nikki Grimes. This Coretta Scott King Author Award-winning book is also perfect for Valentine’s Day, because it’s all about heart. Author Grimes moves beyond the masquerade to break down the barriers that separate us and makes her readers realize we are more alike than different. Here’s a quote: “I dare you to peep beyond these eyes, discover the poet in tough guy disguise.” How cool is that? Join the readergirlz for a live chat on Thursday, February 21 at 9 PM for a chance to win a free book! The tenth poster will win a copy of Bronx Masquerade and the 20th poster will win a signed copy of My Sisters’ Voices: Teenage Girls of Color Speak Out by Iris Jacob. And here’s a quote from the readergirlz by Mrs. Fleet’s gal pal Maya Angelou (remember when I heard her speak in Rome last fall!): “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”

from Mrs. Ruth Fleet

Categories: Book Musings, Celebrations, Current Events, Mrs. Fleet's Links, Web 2.0 | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Celebrate Black History Month with Readergirlz

  1. Thanks for supporting readergirlz!

  2. Thanks so much for sharing our celebration with Nikki this month! Hope everyone joins the chat!

    Lorie Ann Grover, readergirlz diva/author
    On Pointe

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