Category Archives: diverse books

Genre Jumper: Pamela Ehrenberg

The first book I read by Pamela Ehrenberg was Ethan, Suspended, a novel about Ethan Oppenheimer, who is shipped off to his grandparents in Washington, D.C. while his parents are busy not getting along at home. Her¬†Tillmon County Fire, told … Continue reading

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Wendy Shang hits a home run

When it comes to words, Wendy Wan-Long Shang is patient. Sometimes the words rush right at her without pausing for breath. But they also¬†walk. They amble. They bend down to pick a blade of grass. Wendy waits for the right … Continue reading

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We Need Diverse Books

Can you remember the first time you saw yourself in a book? For me, it was when I read All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor. The book was about five sisters living during the Depression. I had a little brother and … Continue reading

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