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review: A Grain of Rice

July 29, 2019

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title: A Grain of Rice author: Nhung N. Tran-Davies date: Tradewind Books; 2019 main character: Yen middle grade; historical fiction Nhung N. Tran-Davies and her family were refugees from the Vietnam War, fleeing to Malaysia when Nhung was 5 years olds. She fictionalizes her family’s experience into A Grain of Rice where she writes about […]

review: Period Power

December 28, 2018

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title: Period Power : A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement author: Nadya Okamoto date: Simon and Schuster; 2018 YA nonfiction You might look at the cover of this book that is decorated with a Pepto Bismol pink background and bold red lettering and expect a boring informational text, embarrassing even because the book, after all, […]

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 […]