Sunday, July 01, 2007

Updates and Downloads


Mitali Perkins has been busier than a First Daughter on the campaign trail. First there was the trailer. Then the character blog. Now First Daughter: Extreme American Makeover is out, a fun summer read that touches on a few serious issues and invites young readers into the dog-eat-dog world of political ambition.


Anjali Banerjee's Looking for Bapu morphed into Bringing Back Grandfather in this edition from Penguin India.

And finally, unrelated to anything currently in print for young people, but I can just feel the stories that lie hidden in this history! Courtesy of Sepia Mutiny, here's an amazing BBC documentary on the history of indentured labo(u)r: Coolies--How Britain Reinvented Slavery.

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