Here is a perfect book for reading aloud during the upcoming holiday season. THE SOUND OF KWANZAA is a sort of call back and answer pattern lets readers know about the facts behind the holiday. Why the candles of different colors? What does Kwanzaa signify? Bold illustrations and text combine to convey the excitement and joy of the celebration.
TESTING THE ICE: A TRUE STORY OF JACKIE ROBINSON told by his daughter Sharon and illustrated by the remarkable Kadir Nelson shows glimpses of Robinson both as a courageous player who crossed the color barrier and as a loving father who was less a hero and more of a regular guy at home.
Now, back to the usual programming: GLEE airs shortly.