Books about NC or from NC authors make good Christmas gifts. This year’s offering includes books on the state’s history, the Duke-UNC rivalry, trails and hikes. You can also get North Carolina literary figures featured on a map and calendar.
These are some of the best children’s books of 2018. Children’s books, like most literature, reflect the impact of the #MeToo movement, and the industry has responded creatively to the refugee situation and Black Lives Matter.
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan has co-authored a book ‘Capitalism in America: A History” that is lively, often brilliant, and always interesting survey of America’s economic history from colonization to the present.
The book “We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices” is a compilation of poems, essays, personal letters, photographs and art from 50 writers and illustrators. They offer kids advice to navigate turbulent times.
African-American authors and illustrators will gather at the Celebrating Our Voices: The Black Children’s Literature Symposium & Book Festival in Raleigh, NC. They’ll explore why diversity matters in children’s literature
Carrboro writer and teacher Georgann Eubanks, leader of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, extols snow in “The Month of Their Ripening: North Carolina Heritage Foods through the Year.”