“The pronunciation of my name is something that is always on the back of my mind… a moment of awkwardness where I brace myself, knowing the other person is probably uncomfortable having to say my name.”
A review of The Most Beautiful Thing, by Kao Kalia Yang and Khoa Le, a picture book exploring grandparents, family, refugees and poverty.
A reader response review of FOUND, children’s picture book about Australia’s Stolen Generation, by award-winning author Bruce Pascoe and debut illustrator Charmaine Ledden-Lewis
The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling was one of my favourite books of 2019. It’s a Young Adult contemporary about Anna Chiu, a Chinese-Australian girl growing up in Ashfield, Sydney. She’s in Year 11 at school and trying to cope with average marks, her snarky scholarship-winning sister, Lily, and …