Stand Up, Stand Out !

It’s never too early to stand up, speak out to help bring about change! Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a youth director who has been fighting for climate change for over a decade. Malala Yousafzai started talking about girl’s education when she was just 11! Standing up for what you believe in takes courage and a certain…

Author Spotlight : Aisha Saeed for Amal Unbound

About the Author Aisha Saeed is a Pakistani-American, New York Times bestselling author of Amal Unbound, which my daughter and I recently read. You can hop over my blog post to read a spoiler free review. She is an author, mother, lawyer and the founder of ‘We Need Diverse Books.Her previously published book was a YA story…

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

Over the course of the year I have made a conscious effort to introduce my children to more diverse reads. Encouraging them to read books from different genres, authors and countries has definitely had a strong impact on their thinking. If you’d like to see what middle grade reads we’ve devoured this year, check out…