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‘The Fortunes of Jaded Women’ is a love letter to Vietnamese diaspora women

A multigenerational tale that weaves together the lives of three sisters and their many daughters, The Fortunes of Jaded Women is truly a love letter to Vietnamese women, families, and communities in the diaspora.  Reading...

Cindy Wang Brandt’s ‘You Are Revolutionary’ urges all generations to fight for their rights...

One of my favorite things about children’s books is how they’re read across generations. From librarians to students, parents to kids, older siblings to younger ones – children’s books have a way of forming...

Learning how to be okay with slowing down in the children’s book, “It’s Ok,...

Everyone needs a friend like Slow Lizard. In It’s Ok, Slow Lizard, we watch Slow Lizard interact with forest friends: busy little Bird, mighty Elephant, speedy Rabbit, and funny Monkey. Slow Lizard tells us at...

A children’s book, “Wishes”, sheds truth and honesty on the hardship of the journey...

When I first received Mượn Thị Văn’s Wishes in the mail, I showed the thin illustrated children’s book to my mom. She opened up the book, sat down, and began to slowly flip the...

“We all know what it’s like to really miss somebody”: An interview with writer...

 Muralist and children’s book creator Katie Yamasaki has just released Dad Bakes this fall, a stunning picture book that tells the story of a formerly incarcerated man who bakes in his community and with...

30 written pieces that center gendered, racialized and sexualized violence inflicted upon women...

Published in 2006 by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology features essays, poems, and stories that center gendered, racialized, and sexualized violence inflicted upon Black women, indigenous women, women of...