Today, we are delighted to celebrate the release of Empty and Me: A Tale of Friendship and Loss by Azam Mahdavi, illustrated by Maryam Tahmasebi, and translated by Parisa Saranj!Continue reading
This is a guest blog post from our spring intern, Annabelle.
During the first two weeks of my internship, I received a book donation request from a woman who worked as a public defender for children in juvenile detention. Her email was short and simple; she needed books for the clients she worked with. The stories she wanted were far from bright and happy, but they faithfully portrayed the lives of children struggling with poverty and violence- an all-too-familiar situation for the individuals she represented. Continue reading