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Tag: children’s books
How a Bengali Book Series Is Attempting to Make Partition History ‘Real’ for Children
The collection of three books, 'Deshbhag', 'Desher Manush', 'Desher Bhasha', traces the history of the Partition – focusing on its effects in Bengal, its impact on the common people, …
Sci-fi Books for Young Readers Often Omit Children of Color From the Future
Science fiction books can inspire more children to become scientists if authors and illustrators do a better job of depicting characters from diverse backgrounds.
Why We Need to Read Children’s Literature
To know what a new generation enjoys, as well as to enjoy it ourselves, we need to engage with the form.
Wandering in Wonderland: Happy Alice Day
In a world where current events are stranger than fiction, it is vital to read whimsical tales about being the only sane person in a mad, mad world.