Posts Categorized: Reading Lists

  • We Yearn: The Matchbox Diaries

    I lead book club discussions with English language learners. Today I’m beginning to post images from books we read along with a taste of our discussions. Italian emigrants, 1900,  say good-bye to Grandmother who remains behind, and calling, “You’ll eat the food there and forget your home.”*

  • “Stories Have the Power to Create a More Hopeful World”

    I came upon this article in the Guardian. It was composed by the British children’s book writer, Sita Brahmachari, the daughter of a British nurse and a father who  came to England from Kolkata.  She was responding  to Great Britain’s vote to leave the EU.