Archive for May, 2017

Police brutality in children’s fiction

Police brutality in children’s fiction

[ 2 ] May 22, 2017 |

THE HATE YOU GIVE, ALL AMERICAN BOYS and THE PEARL THIEF are books to make you — and the kids in your life — think hard about racism, authority & violence

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Review: Chloe Daykin’s MG magical realism Fish Boy

Review: Chloe Daykin’s MG magical realism Fish Boy

[ 0 ] May 1, 2017 |

Anyone who enjoys the two David A’s – naturalist David Attenborough or author David Almond – will love FISH BOY by Chloe Daykin, self-discovery novel by means of a clever bit of magic realism, a talking mackerel. The fish doesn’t say much, and 12-year-old Billy — who swims avidly in the sea every morning as […]

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