Lila and the Crow

Oh lila, from the outset my heart felt so sad that you were not accepted because of your dark hair, eyes and skin. The sadness in your eyes and the rejection you felt in the school grounds is where many children have been. I am glad I got to read your story but I am sad that it happened in the first place…

Graphic Novel – Big Nate

Nate reminds me of your typically pre teen and teen (yes I am stereotyping here, and no I probably shouldn’t be), looking a little crazy in the school picture (not from lack of trying to look ‘normal’), driving teachers a little exasperated and denying he is on a date (it was the only seat left…really it was).