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.
Audrey is a young girl who is determined to do everything that everyone else can do. She marches with other Civil Rights marchers and is jailed for standing up for her rights. Her story is a great example of how everyone can (and should) participate in social justice.
No Kimchi for Me is a beautifully illustrated picturebook about a young cat, named Yoomi, who absolutely hates kimchi. The book introduces an important symbol of Korean culture to young readers, while also missing the mark on authentic ethnic representation.
Review by Camryn Sharratt What is there on the other side of a wall? Why do we fear it? In Derek Hughes’ retelling, Humpty Dumpty finds himself trapped in the rigid routines of white-collar work. Unsatisfied and unfulfilled, he builds a ladder to see beyond the wall. Nathan Christopher’s detailed illustrations layer the story, building…
What does it mean to be a young person living in a world where they feel detached from society, simply because they “don’t look like everyone else”