Whether they are nostalgic reveries of those who came long ago to this nation of immigrants, or the brutal nightmares of worldwide millions fleeing war, violence and persecution today, memories of migration matter. Telling these stories seems more important than ever — even, and some might say especially, to children. A wave of picture books has arrived to help with this difficult task.
I had the great privilege to review six timely migration-centered picture books for the New York Times, Please check them out here.
2 responses to “My Latest New York Times Reviews — Picture Books on Refugees and Migrants”
THANK YOU, Monica! I have only one of these books and have now ordered the rest. They’ll find their way into my fall term freshmen lit. class (Seeking Refuge: Literature of Hope and Heartache).
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