With so much bullying in the world – not just in our schools – it is refreshing to see a book that celebrates the importance of you. What could be more giving than the words, You have a space here and You are Welcome here
This year I have read so many Junior series but have been unable to share them all. Here are four series that are funny, silly and sometimes a little gross.
You know a book is fairly special when there are themes of solidarity and equality, where men stand up for the rights of women, where a little girl marches with millions of other women for their future.
This book will see children immersed into the customs and culture of Africa, where we take a journey of persistence, patience and resilience. Slowly! Slowly! has been adapted into a story in South Africa from a proverb “Softly, softly, catchee monkey”.
“We are all different , as different as can be…But now look closer” and just like that I was engaged from start to finish, the author had captured my attention and imagination from the first page.