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Diversity in Books – is that still a thing?

There’s a lot of discussion about diversity in books at the moment – well, lack of diversity mostly. But balancing out these discussions are cries that we’re doing as well as we can, pointing at this, that or the other … Continue reading

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GIRLS SHOULD by Gill-Marie Stewart

What should – or should not – girls do? When I was growing up in South Africa in the 1970s, there were all sorts of sayings that were taken as given, no questions asked. A girl should always wait for … Continue reading

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Magical, invisible women

Diversity in YA (or lack thereof) is a hot topic at present. A comment that struck me recently was along the lines that browsing the YA section of a library or bookshop is like a “hall of mirrors” – provided … Continue reading

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