January 22, 2019 by Erika Thulin Dawes
Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela thinks her name is too long - when she tries to write it, she needs to add an extension piece of paper in order to fit it on a single page. With the support of her father’s family stories, she comes to see how her name is actually the perfect fit for her, celebrating her both her connectedness and her uniqueness.
June 11, 2018 by Mary Ann Cappiello
The Night Diary Written by Veera Hiranandani Published by Dial Books for Young Readers, 2018 ISBN: 9780735228511 Grades 4- 8 Book Review “Wasn’t independence from the British supposed to free us? We’ve never been less free” (p. 194). So observes twelve-year-old Nisha, the protagonist of Veera Hiranandani’s gorgeous historical novel that offers contemporary readers a […]
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