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Somewhere Among – Diverse Children’s Books & GIVEAWAY

Title: Somewhere Among Author: Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu Publisher: Athenium Books for Young Readers, 2016 Ages: 8-12 Themes: Japanese/American, biculturism, 2001, new baby, 9/11, terrorism, bullying I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an unbiased review Opening: PREPARING MYSELF … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – Silver People, Voices from the Panama Canal

Title: SILVER PEOPLE – Voices from the Panama Canal Author: Margarita Engle Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, March 25th, 2014 Genre/Form: Historical fiction in verse Ages: 12+ Themes: Creation of Panama Canal, laborers, race, rain forest Opening Sentences:  MATEO from the Island of Cuba JOB HUNT … Continue reading

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