Books Emily Jenkins Books by Emily Jenkins Emily Jenkins has written books about: Children's Books Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Emily Jenkins NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. A Birthday Cake for Washington has been the subject of much criticism because it portrays slaves as being happy. Scholastic hide caption toggle caption Scholastic Books Teaching Kids About Slavery: Picture Books Struggle With The Task January 22, 2016 Experts say picture books that whitewash the history of slavery are just a symptom of an adult society. How can we explain it to kids, they argue, if we can't talk about it ourselves? Teaching Kids About Slavery: Picture Books Struggle With The Task Listen · 4:29 4:29 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/463977451/464013775" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.