Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colours by Hena Khan and Mehrdokht Amini: A Review

Paperback, 32 pages Expected publication: March 3rd 2015 by Chronicle Books Source: Raincoast Books There is a loud call for more diverse voices in literature aimed at any age group and this beautiful book by Hena Khan and Mehrdokht Amini answers that call loudly. Being a POC of colour myself …

The Cover Wars

  As usual we are judging books by their covers and their back copy – join in inthe comments and on twitter! 🙂 A California girl born and raised, Mai can’t wait to spend her vacation at the beach. Instead, though, she has to travel to Vietnam with her grandmother, …

28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World by Charles R. Smith Jr. and Shane W. Evans: A Review

Hardcover, 56 pages Published January 13th 2015 by Roaring Brook Press Source: Raincoast Books In the introductory note, the author admits to a certain frustration that accompanied him when writing this book. The book was commissioned for the Black History Month and Smith Jr. rightfully wondered why Black History should …