Your Name Is A Song

author: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow; illustrator: Luisa Uribe

YOUR NAME IS A SONG is a story that reminds us of the beauty, history, and magic behind names.

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The Fabled Life of Aesop

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LATEST PODCAST GUESTS

Valerie Bolling

Valerie Bolling

Valerie Bolling is an author and educator who wants children of all backgrounds to see themselves in stories.

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow is an educator, anti-racism activist, and children’s book author. Her stories feature young Black Muslim protagonists.

Claire Annette Noland

Claire Annette Noland

Claire Annette Noland is an author, children’s librarian, and reading specialist. She is has written easy readers, board books, and picture books for young children.

Ian Lendler

Ian Lendler

Ian Lendler is a journalist and award-winning author of picture books, non-fiction, and graphic novels.

Christian Robinson

Christian Robinson

Christian Robinson is a picture book author and illustrator. He won a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for his art in LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET by Matt de la Peña. LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET also won the Newbery Medal.