Halloween is a time for ghosts, ghouls, and other things that go bump in the night.
Zachary Ying doesn’t know much about his Chinese heritage. His single mom is too busy working to make ends meet to share anything and he’s only ever learned about Western history and myths in school (something many of us can confirm).
Bellingham, Washington, population 92,000. Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta), India, population almost 4.5 million. A study in contrasts. But poet Sati Mookherjee, who spent school years in the former and summers in the latter, finds some surprising similarities.
Shiori’anma is the only princess in Kiata, and she has a secret. In a kingdom where magic is forbidden, she has it running through her veins.
When I first started reading Alice Wong’s memoir, Year of the Tiger, published Sept 2022, even while I was still in the introduction, I thought, “Wow, this lady is mean.”
As war rages on along the Great Wall in Huaxia, boys dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots, to battle the mecha aliens threatening their people.
During her ninth birthday party, Amanda Jayatissa locked herself in the bathroom. She was in the middle of reading a book and wanted to finish one more chapter.
Aru Shah and the Potatoes are back, and they need to stop—once and for all—the Sleeper’s plan to gain access to the nectar of immortality and, as a result, infinite power.
William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Charlotte and Emily Brontë—writers many people are likely to recognize. Their classic works have been taught in classrooms around the country for generations.
In Godolia, tyranny runs rampant, thanks to the giant mechanized weapons, known as Windups, aiding the rulers.