Auma’s Long Run by Eucabeth Odhiambo

Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with a digital galley for review- all opinions are my own. Auma loves to run. She has big dreams to win a track scholarship so she can attend high school and then maybe even become a doctor. She doesn’t want the same life as many … Continue reading Auma’s Long Run by Eucabeth Odhiambo

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Patina by Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds’s Track series is one of my favorites to date. The interwoven character stories, the struggles and hardships they overcome, and the important lessons they learn make for some incredible books. I didn’t think it was possible to top Ghost’s story but Patina’s is so, so good. Thank you to Edelweiss and Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy … Continue reading Patina by Jason Reynolds

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale and Eleanor Shakespeare takes you on the eye-opening and heartbreaking real journeys of five young people who flee their countries, risking their lives to find a safe place to call home. These chilling stories of courage, resilience, and survival will tug at your heart. … Continue reading Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone, in association with Girl Rising

Worldwide, more than 62 million girls are not in school. There are many barriers that prevent girls from attending schools such as poverty, child marriage, gender discrimination, sex trafficking, and slavery. Despite these hardships, some resilient, determined, and empowered girls are using their voice to change the world. In Girl Rising: Changing the World One … Continue reading Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone, in association with Girl Rising