Review by Megan Wright Yuyi Morales’ Dreamers (Soñadores in its Spanish edition) tells the story of a journey from Mexico to the United States that Yuyi made with her son. At first they are intimidated by the “words unlike those of our ancestors” and refuse to speak. They struggle to adjust to their new home.…
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how a young Mayan girl is using ancient traditions from her culture to improve the
Putting Books to Work: The 2020 Chase Lecture with Grace Lin How can we make multicultural children’s literature more mainstream? Grace Lin, a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, shows how we can encourage children to read books with culturally diverse characters. Using her experiences as a child, a mother, and an author as…
Navigating teenage angst is tough. Navigating teenage angst with immigrant parents, a brother in jail, and no friends is even tougher.
Review of the Rania Al-Abdullah’s The Sandwich Swap for CI 5404. A great story about differing taste in sandwiches and friends overcoming differences.