Ahmed’s Journey [Jill Apperson Manly]

Ahmed's Journey by Jill Apperson Manly is a fairly quick children's book with engaging illustrations detailing the experience of a young boy who deals with the anxiety of participating in the traditional camel races of his country and family. A wonderful way of introducing more diversity into the available children's books, Ahmed's Journey portrays emotions and feelings…

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Brooding YA Hero [Carrie DiRisio]; Throwback Thursday

For this Throwback Thursday I thought I'd feature an old review for a book that I found quite amusing way back when. I do think that the Twitter accomplishes the feeling you get with the typical brooding YA male protagonist--and usually love interest--but it was really cool to see how this book took the stereotypes…