February 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Book Review: Love, Hate and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Publisher’s description In this unforgettable debut novel, an Indian-American Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia, cultural divides among peers and parents, and a reality she can neither explain nor escape.  American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their […]

Old Library, New Library, New Library | Sandy Hook School

A poem by a librarian at Sandy Hook (CT) Elementary School describes the comfort that books and the library have offered students since the mass shooting at the school in 2012.