Bowen, Dorothy N.; Schutt, Melissa
February 2007
Kentucky Libraries;Winter2007, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article presents a list of picture books with sensitive issues such as family, racial & culture, war and violence, and death. They include "You're Not My Real Mother!," by Molly Friedrich, "Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey," Maria Kalman, "Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan," by Mary Williams.


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