Barbershop Books Question – Tis’ the season

‘Tis The Season

Dear Barbershop Books supporter, This is the first holiday season under the new reality that touches us all. And although we can’t connect with all of our loved ones as we used to, this is still the season to pause, reflect and share joy when we can. Sharing the joy of reading with young Black […]

We’re here to help

We’re Here to Help

These are challenging and uncertain times for everyone and especially parents of young children who are now home for the foreseeable future. Here at Barbershop Books, we want to share some helpful resources that we ALL can enjoy. Whether you are a parent trying to navigate homeschooling your child, an adult who needs some comedic […]

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On Writing Cross-Culturally with Andrea Pinkney

By Felicity LuHill March 6, 2017   I’ve just finished two Saturday classes titled “Writing Cross-Culturally: Diversity in Children’s and Teen Literature,” with Andrea Pinkney, editor at Scholastic, esteemed author and Coretta Scott King Award Winner for “Hand in Hand: Two Black Men Who Changed America.” For our class, Andrea listed the “ingredients” of writing […]