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If you’ve been a child recently or have children in your lives, you may be wondering why there is so little diversity in the early reader series for North American kids. When my daughter began reading independently, I realized this sad state of affairs for the first time. There were …

Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories by Kelly Barnhill

Hardcover, 304 pages Published February 20th 2018 by Algonquin Books Source: Publisher I have been a fan of Kelly Barnhill’s since I read The Witch’s Boy which was a marvelous feat of imagination. Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories is no different. The anthology features stories written in different styles; it celebrates a vibrant and diverse …

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

Hardcover, 256 pages Published May 22nd 2018 by Grand Central Publishing Source: Publisher I wasn’t aware of Franchesca Ramsey and her viral video until I read this book so if you haven’t heard of Franchesca Ramsey before now, do yourself a favour and Google her. Well, That Escalated Quickly details Franchesca’s accidental …

Nafiza Reads: Poetry in 4 Languages

Today, I present to you poetry in four different languages. I read: The Dead Faith by Fannie Heaslip Lea Tu Risa by Pablo Neruda 밥 – 천 양 희 사랑의 물리학 – 김인육 Various poems by Mirza Ghalib (Urdu)     http://media.blubrry.com/nafiza_reads/p/content.blubrry.com/nafiza_reads/Nafiza_Reads_Poetry.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download