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The dessert, by the way, is BlackBerry Fool

November 4, 2015

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A Fine Dessert becomes A Fine Mess If you’re active on Twitter, Facebook or some of the children’s literature blogs, you’re probably aware of the controversy involving A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat written by Emily Jenkins and Illustrated by Sophie Blackall. (Schwartz and Wade, 2015) I first became aware of […]

South Asia Book Awards

November 4, 2015

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On Friday 23 October, the The South Asia National Outreach Consortium (SANOC) presented the South Asia Book Award. This award exists to celebrate and promote those who portray South Asia or South Asians living abroad and to provide parents, librarians and educators with high quality reading material for young people. This year’s award winners certainly meet […]