Jun 272019

Hungry Kids Can’t Read

Jambo Books is a proud sponsor of food for one Georgia child for the summer through Sweetwater Mission’s Children’s Summer Food Program. It’s the best $50 we’ve spent in a while. You can’t enjoy literacy…Continue Reading

Jun 182019

Proud Reads: LGBT+ Children’s Books

Back in October 2018, we posted about great children’s books that feature gay or gender non-conforming characters to commemorate Atlanta’s Pride parade. It’s available here. For shorthand, here are the books we recommended. Happily, new…Continue Reading

May 152019

The Very Picture of Empathy

I am in love with this illustration by Shannon Wright, who also illustrated one of our May books, My Mommy Medicine written by Edwidge Danticat. Wright is a prolific artist and you should check out…Continue Reading

Apr 082019

Mixed Messages on Grief Observed

On March 31st, someone drove up in broad daylight and shot to death rapper and songwriter, Nipsey Hussle, in front of his clothing store in Los Angeles, California. His loss is an unmitigated tragedy for…Continue Reading