Mo Willems

Tweet Mo Willems is a writer (and illustrator) of picture books including the popular Pigeon series and a TV writer and animator including an early career stint for Sesame Street.  I picked up The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! on the recommendation of Daliyah Marie Arana.  (At the age of four, Daliyah had already read…

Assassination Classroom

Tweet The Assassination Classroom Japanese manga series by Yusei Matsui is quirkily endearing and only somewhat misogynistic.  The setting is a rigidly hierarchical, private Japanese junior (?) high school with Classroom E at the bottom of the pyramid.  Classroom E, the class for students with low grades and/or disciplinary problems, is physically segregated from the…