Rosie Revere, Engineer, by Andrea Beaty. Ages 4-9. "Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal -- to fly -- Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt's dream come true."
No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
Huey P. Newton was born on Feb. 17, 1942 in Monroe, LA. He became co-founder of The Black Panther Party. Huey often visited the Panther schools and breakfast programs, and was well-liked by the children there. Image from the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper. Read more: http://sfbayview.com/2009/huey-a-memory-1942-1989/. (via Zinn Education Project)