Did you know that there was an Apartheid system in Panama during the construction of the canal? Zeina Abirached, author of the award-winning graphic novel A Game for Swallowsreturns with a powerful collection of wartime memories. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey each youth has taken.
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We are giving away 5 copies of her book, Jaya and Rasa, a Love Story. Please fill out the Rafflecopter at the bottom to enter. My debut novel is about how a Gujarati Indian American teen growing up on the rural Hawaiian island of Molokai uses her love for hip hop and rap to navigate the emotional and interpersonal sequalae of incest and rape.
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Multicultural books that assist students in seeing the "commonalities across cultures When students reading about diverse cultures discover similarities with their own, they begin to look beyond the differences and take a step toward appreciating the cultural connectedness of all humanity. Landt, S.
This beautifully illustrated board book encourages children everywhere to reflect on what makes them happy. This sweet and lyrical board book is sure to become a family favourite! Written by internationally renowned Native American author Richard Van Camp and illustrated by award-winning illustrator Julie Flett, We Sang You Home celebrates the bond between parent and child in gentle rhyming text. Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley.