What to Read: Black History Month (Picture Book Edition)

Black History Month is celebrated every February, and recognizes the achievements and history of African Americans in the United States. This celebration honors all Black people from all periods of U.S. history, from the enslaved people first brought over from Africa in the early 17th century to African Americans living in the United States today. … Continue reading What to Read: Black History Month (Picture Book Edition)

What to Read: Latinx Heritage Month 2020

Every year between September 15 and October 15, Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American residents whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and was expanded to a 30-day celebration … Continue reading What to Read: Latinx Heritage Month 2020

What to Read: Women in Translation Month

In 2014, August was deemed Women in Translation Month by book blogger Meytal Radzinski upon observing that only 30% of books published in translation were by women. While this problem of representation persists, the annual WIT celebration encourages bookworms to read, support, and discuss women author-translator duos. The books below were originally written and published … Continue reading What to Read: Women in Translation Month