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  • Outstanding International Books

    Sonabai Rajawar, a young mother forced by her husband to not leave her home in the Indian village of Puhphutara, begins to fill her days working with the natural clay she found near the well where she washed clothes.

  • A Picture Book From Iran: An Umbrella With White Butterflies

    An Umbrella With White Butterflies by Farhad Hassanzadeh, illustrated by Ghazaleh Bigdelou is a story about how four children unknowingly impact one another on the eve of the new year. Today as I write this, it’s World Read Aloud Day, a celebration of reading with children all over the world. This book of interconnection, An…


  • Welcoming Week and artist Mawouko Aboussa

    This week, Sept. 12-20 is Welcoming Week, established by Welcoming America to celebrate new families who have come to the U.S. from around the world and recognize the contributions they bring. It happens that my story about Concord, NH artist Mawouko “Moe” Aboussa is published today at InDepthNH. I want to share the story of…