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RECALLED

January 17, 2016

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This evening the widespread response to the publication of A Birthday Cake for George Washington has led to its recall by Scholastic. The book itself was released on 5 January in the shadow of a similar controversy about A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat. Andrea Davis Pinkney, the editor of Birthday Cake released a […]

book review: A Birthday Cake for George Washington

January 13, 2016

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Title: A Birthday Cake for George Washington Author: Ramin Ganeshram; Vanessa Brantley-Newton Date: Scholastic, 2016 Narrator: Delia George Washington and the people he enslaved may receive more attention than any other facet of slavery in the United States. Whether due to the documents that were well maintained by his estate or because some people let […]