Closer Look: This month PBS stations will be airing the documentary Backs against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story, which tells the story of Thurman, the American theologian who deeply influenced the black church and Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
They’re Back: Karen Kingsbury’s Baxter Family book series has been so popular with adults that now she’s kicking off a kids’ version, Baxter Family Children, with Best Family Ever, releasing February 5. Ages 8 and up. (Paula Wiseman Books)
Major Awards: February is the month for both the Oscar and Grammy Awards. Look for Banner reviews of some of the nominated works here!
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