I have to say, this blog is making me happy already. I’m pleased so many of you out there are as interested in exploring this as I am! I’m glad to have a place to throw some ideas around. Also, … Continue reading
Title: SOLD by Patricia McCormick Brief summary: In free verse, this novel explores the life of Lakshmi, a young girl sold into prostitution by her stepfather in Nepal.
At first this seemed like a nice, easy start for this blog. L’Engle is one of my favorite authors, and Meg Murry is one of my favorite characters. But loving the novel doesn’t erase the issues inherent in it- which … Continue reading
I’m assuming most of you coming over here know why I started up this blog. Bitch Magazine posted their list of 100 must-read feminist YA titles. Then they removed some. Lots of debate ensued. This is part of the comment … Continue reading