Author Interview:: Jean Ramsden

Hello, dear readers! Today I’d like to introduce you to Jean Ramsden, author of The Secret Life of Jenny Liu. Jenny Liu is on the move again. Except this time, she hasn’t landed at yet another Chinese-American School in California but at a public school in South Carolina. Shy, artistic Jenny wonders if she will ever…

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Review:: I Wish My Teacher Knew by Kyle Schwartz

One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill–in–the–blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew _____.” The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking–all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order…