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Big Picture 6: Persistence

Check out author, Julie Leung's website. Check out illustrator, Julie Kwon's website. May is Asian/Pacific Heritage Month and I am celebrating with a post about Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese American female pilot in the U.S. military. Hazel Ying Lee joined the military in 1943, when the Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) program was… Continue reading Big Picture 6: Persistence

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Big Picture 1: Deforestation

Check out Author-Illustrator, Juana Martinez-Neal's website. Wow! Juana Martinez-Neal's book, Zonia's Rain Forest, delivers a powerful message in so few words. There are multiple "big picture" ideas you can take from this book, but for your sake (and mine), I am going to stay focused on the issue of deforestation. If you haven't read this… Continue reading Big Picture 1: Deforestation