Youth Lit Does it Better: Historical Novels about Japanese Internment

Hey everyone, it's Sarah! This past month, one of my book clubs read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, which I will review below. Through the discussion, several members talked about the fact that they had no idea Japanese internment was part of our history. During World War II, the … Continue reading Youth Lit Does it Better: Historical Novels about Japanese Internment

Socially Conscious Picture Books: Honeybee & We Are Water Protectors

Hey everyone, it's Sarah! Typically, we don't review picture books outside of Mock Caldecott, because YA is truly our passion. While I was going through books that are receiving Caldecott buzz, I couldn't stop thinking about these books and wanted to discuss them. In library school, we were required to come up with activities related … Continue reading Socially Conscious Picture Books: Honeybee & We Are Water Protectors