Foreword Reviews

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The background of our website uses art from the cover of the most recent issue of Foreword Reviews, which is sourced from one of the books we reviewed in that issue.

January/February 2022 (current)

Cover image from Potential Space: A Serious Look at Child's Play by Nancy Richards Farese. Used with permission from MW Editions. Reviewed on page 6.

November/December 2021

Cover image from The Stories Behind the Stories: The Remarkable True Tales Behind Your Favorite Kid's Books by Danielle Higley, David Miles (Illustrator). Used with permission from Bushel & Peck Books. Reviewed on page 46.

September/October 2021

Image from All the Colors of Life by Lisa Aisato. Used with permission from Arctis Books USA.

July/August 2021

Photo by Ema Suvajec of Antonio Michael Downing, author of Saga Boy: My Life of Blackness and Becoming. Used with permission from Milkweed Editions.

May/June 2021

From R is for Rainbow by Kim Ferreira. Used with permission from Peter E. Randall Publisher.

March/April 2021

Caleb, the grandson of author Rochelle Riley, re-creates a portrait of Muhammad Ali in That They Lived, photographed by Cristi Smith-Jones. Used with permission from Wayne State University Press.

January/February 2021

Photography by Suech + Beck, from The Double Happiness Cookbook: 88 Feel-Good Recipes and Food Stories by Trevor Lui. Used with permission from Figure 1 Publishing.