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These are the most recent 10 blog posts mentioning LaTonya Baldwin in JacketFlap's Children's Publishing Blog Reader


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About LaTonya

I'm a mother of two amazing daughters ages 23 & 13. I am the founder of Color Online Women's Lit group. I run the community library at a local non-profit where I volunteer. I am very excited about how Color Online is growing. Our aim is to introduce young women of color to writers who look like them and whose works reflect the experiences and aspirations of our members. We celebrate diversity an... More
LaTonya's Blog: Color Online - Recent Posts
5/19/2012Books Can Not Be Cancelled (Kyra Davis Keeps em Coming) (2 Comments )
 I was talking with a friend last week, and somehow we started talking about 2012 television shows that were cancelled. I was sad to hear that GCB (abc) Prime Suspect (abc) and Alcatraz (fox) were cancelled. I am not surprised about GCB it was... Read the rest of this post
5/2/2012Book Pairings For Mother's Day (May 13th) (1 Comments )
 Mother's Day is on this Sunday on May 13th.   I thought it would be fun to put together a few book pairings that would make great gifts. I wish I could say this was my idea but remembered Mother Readers annual... Read the rest of this post
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1. The Neil Gaiman Audio Collection (Audio CD)
    Author: Neil Gaiman
    Publisher: HarperChildren's Audio
Ages 4-8 1/27/2009
LaTonya said: I really enjoyed this collection. The stories are fantastical, absurdly funny. Gaiman’s narration rocks. If someone had read to me as a child the way Gaiman reads, I would have likely developed a lo...more
tags: I read , children , fantasy
81 Reviews  
2. Sold (Paperback)
    Author: Patricia McCormick
    Publisher: Hyperion
Young Adults 1/26/2009
LaTonya said: I am particularly interested in the plight of girls and women at home and around the globe. The issue of child sex slave trade is an issue that deserves greater outrage and support. Highly recommend t...more
tags: I read , YA , diversity , women of color writers , multicultural , I recommend
6,742 Reviews  
3. After Tupac and D Foster (Newbery Honor Book) (Hardcover)
    Author: Jacqueline Wilson
    Publisher: Putnam Young Adult
Young Adults 1/26/2009
LaTonya said: Contrary to popular belief not every parent of a an African American kid gets hip hop. I do get the rough times of being a tween, the challenges of being in foster care and how much it means to have f...more
tags: I read , YA , diversity , women of color writers , multicultural
737 Reviews  
4. Born Confused (Paperback)
    Author: Tanuja Desai Hidier
    Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Young Adults 1/26/2009
LaTonya said: My apartment complex is more than eighty percent Indian. Reading this title gave me one more opportunity to know my neighbors better. Thoroughly enjoyed this.
tags: I read , ya , diversity , multicultural , , women of color writers
315 Reviews  
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