#INTLYALITMONTH: When You Ask Me Where I’m Going

When You Ask  Me Where I’m Going, is the type of book that gives us windows and mirrors into the life of a young Sikh woman which is not represented as often in Young Adult literature. This is  a thought-provoking debut novel by Canadian author, Jasmin Kaur. This is the story of Kiran, a young immigrant … Continue reading #INTLYALITMONTH: When You Ask Me Where I’m Going

#WorldKidLitWednesday: Meet Reviewer Lebohang Masango

Photo credit: Austin Malema Please extend a warm welcome to Lebohang Masango who joins the #WorldKidLit Wednesday team at the Global Literature in Libraries Initiative blog as a regular reviewer. Lebohang is a writer, poet and anthropologist with an impressive range of publications to her name, including Mpumi’s Magic Beads, a picture book for which … Continue reading #WorldKidLitWednesday: Meet Reviewer Lebohang Masango

#BlackIsBeautiful: Light for the World to See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope

Kwame Alexander Poet, Educator and Bestselling Author.  Alexander’s latest book of poetry, “A Thousand Words on Race And Hope, Light For The World to See” is a small but powerful commentary on the historical and current racial struggles of Black people.  The foreword touches on Alexander’s early participation, as a 10-year-old,  during the Civil Rights … Continue reading #BlackIsBeautiful: Light for the World to See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope