Tag Archives: #OwnVoices

Juana & Lucas

I first took this book home because it was a Cybils Early Chapter Book finalist, but it went on to win a Pura Belpré Author Award. Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina. Candlewick Press, 2016 Juana lives in Bogotá, Columbia and … Continue reading

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Short Takes: House of Shadows, Girl Who Drank the Moon, Furthermore

Every so often, I realize that I am reading faster than I can write reviews.  Time passes, my friends, and I cannot seem to make more of it no matter how hard I try.   So here is an exercise in … Continue reading

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March and April Diverse Reading

This year, my goal was to try harder not just to read diverse books, but to focus on reviewing books by #ownvoices authors, specifically for Naz’s challenge at Read Diverse Books.  And while I think I’m doing pretty well with … Continue reading

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Stef Soto, Taco Queen

A rare upbeat but realistic view of middle great in Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres. Continue reading

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