A Belated Thank You to Richard Peck

A Belated Thank You to Richard Peck

Reading Time: 4 minutes Richard Peck and his book that saved my middle school years This morning as I got on the internet, fully intending to write a completely different article, my Twitter feed went and popped up a “we’re sorry to report the loss of another great voice in literature” tweet from Publishers Weekly‘s… Read More

Why Asian-Americans Need to Read ‘The Hate U Give’

Why Asian-Americans Need to Read ‘The Hate U Give’

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cover Image Source: HarperCollins If you haven’t read The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, do it. It’s relevant, moving, and unflinchingly honest. Plus, it’s incredibly well-written. And if you’re Asian-American, you’re not excused. Starr Carter, the protagonist of The Hate U Give, lives in a poor black neighborhood, but she… Read More

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Solo, the latest entry in the Star Wars saga is a fast-paced action movie, a heist film, a love story, a buddy picture, and also incidentally an origin story for one of the best characters in the franchise. Ever wonder where Han Solo came from? How he met Chewbacca? What happened between him and Lando Calrissian? What the heck is the Kessel Run? Those questions are just the jumping-on point for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Read More