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Review: Thunder Boy Jr. by Serman Alexie, illustrated by Yuyi Morales
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Review: Thunder Boy Jr. by Serman Alexie, illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Reviewed by Dan Grussing Sherman Alexie is an award-winning Native American author whose poems and novels candidly, humorously, and truthfully explore what it means to be Native American today. Thunder Boy Jr. is a light-hearted and beautiful exploration of the Native American naming tradition in which a person’s name uniquely captures something of themselves. Thunder … Continue reading

Review: Ganesh and the Little Mouse by Anjali Joshi, illustrated by Christy McCreery
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Review: Ganesh and the Little Mouse by Anjali Joshi, illustrated by Christy McCreery

Reviewed by Emily Naik Ganesh and the Little Mouse is inspired by a myth of Hindu gods, Ganesh and Karthikeya, racing around the world. Joshi adapts the original myth to include themes of friendship, family, and perseverance for a modern audience. Ganesh was born with the head of an elephant, which sometimes makes him feel … Continue reading