Since I’m in Barbados with my mother for Barbados’ 50th Independence Day Celebration, I thought I should share a children’s story I had been working on inspired by my mother and Barbados culture. I wanted to write a kind of Bajan Cinderella story after hearing about my mother’s childhood and learning more about the culture […]
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Hey everyone! Last weekend, when I attended the A Is for Anansi conference, I won a few books in the raffle, two of which was the same copy of the Sankofa: A Journal of African Children’s and Young Adult Literature. The journal does not receive a lot of attention, although it should. If you search […]
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“Why do I love children? I think it is because the child in each of us is our most precious part” – Walter Dean Myers’ Brown Angel: An Album of Picture and Verse Despite the destruction of two storms in New York City, the A Is For Anansi conference carried on last weekend, and despite […]
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