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'There are too many white faces' in kids books?

I read an article featured on the Guardian online today, and I’m not sure how I feel about it.

The title of this post is taken from that article where author James Dawson speaks about the need for diversity in children’s fiction. 360 more words

Books

About Empire of Trebizond from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Empire of Trebizond was a monarchy that flourished during the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries at the far northeastern corner of… 328 more words

History

Around Four

03:44 lorries trundle past
03:49 someone in the bathroom
03:50 get up, close windows
03:51 taste breath, drink water
03:55 clean teeth, take para
04:00 lights out, settle down… 21 more words

Writings & Witterings

There was a girl

There was a girl on the train
Riding home this evening and
She reminded me of you
Your eyes, her nose and lips
The way she sat with one leg under… 60 more words

Shorts

Poetry Thursdays

Emily Ann Scott is a Freshman studying English Literature & Classic Civilizations at Florida State University. In her free time she writes poetry and fiction novels, reads philosophy, and plays guitar. 622 more words

Literature

Not so Great Love Stories in Literature

As a young woman, I am well aware of how many love stories tend to be seen as great until you think about them a bit. 4,295 more words

Fiction