Importance of Diversity in Children’s Literature

by Madeline Elier Reading is fundamental to the human experience. It gives us a space to learn about the world and begin to process how to exist and interact with others as social beings. Growing up, I read books like Charlotte’s Web, Alice in Wonderland, and Madeline, all of which portrayed a lifestyle that was … Continue reading Importance of Diversity in Children’s Literature

How Matilda Influenced My Childhood as a Reader

Many people may not recognize the name Roald Dahl. For those of you who don’t know, Roland Dahl is the author of several very successful children’s books, some of which include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda. Many of Dahl’s books have been turned into highly popular movies. Roald … Continue reading How Matilda Influenced My Childhood as a Reader