Blog Tour: Storm Horse by Jane Elson

As a children's bookseller (and now trainee teacher!) I'm always keeping one eye out for accessible books. I've talked before about Barrington Stoke and how they're making literature available for dyslexic and reluctant readers so it's fantastic to see Hachette do the same! New from Jane Elson, comes an inspiring story of a boy and … Continue reading Blog Tour: Storm Horse by Jane Elson

Review: This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell

Blurb: Who are you? What's your identity? How can you take action against racism? Learn about identities, true histories, and anti-racism work in 20 carefully laid-out chapters. This book is written so young people will feel empowered to stand up to the adults in their lives. This book will give them the language and ability to … Continue reading Review: This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell

Review: Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam

Blurb: Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in his diverse art school, because of a biased system he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated. Then, one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighbourhood escalates into tragedy. 'Boys just being boys' turns out to only be true when those boys are … Continue reading Review: Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam