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Graphic Poetry – This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928

Sometimes it’s hard to tell what a poet is ACTUALLY trying to say with their poems. Scholastic has made interpretting poetry a little easier with their Graphic Poetry series. The poems This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928 by Margaret Atwood are beautifully illustrated to help readers make more connections while reading these classic… Continue reading Graphic Poetry – This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928

Graphic Novels · YA Novels

Identity Crisis: American Born Chinese

Growing up is tough. It’s even tougher when you are the only Chinese kid at school and all you want is to fit in. Gene Luen Yang captures what it means to grow up as the child of immigrants in America. Yang tackles big issues like racism, stereotypes, and forging your own identity with humour, sophistication,… Continue reading Identity Crisis: American Born Chinese

Canadian Author · YA Novels

Small Town Suspense: Dust

Robert has dreams far bigger than the sleepy town of Horshoe , Saskatchewan, and he finds adventure in his books.  But Robert’s life becomes the adventure he longs for when his little brother mysteriously disappears. The story gets even creepier when a new stranger comes to town, and his parents have all but forgotten his… Continue reading Small Town Suspense: Dust