2019 Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Social Justice and Diversity Book Bank 

Twelve Tradewind titles made the 2019 list of Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Social Justice and Diversity Book Bank list this year. Thanks to all our authors who have written such powerful social justice and diverse  books! The books are: A Day with Yayah, Princess Dolls,  A Grain of Rice, The Bone Collector’s Son, The Flute, The Girl Who […]

Arushi Raina’s When Morning Comes reviewed by Karla J. Strand

Karla J. Strand highly recommends Arushi Raina’s book When Morning Comes for its vivid portrayal of the apartheid era in South Africa. She praises Raina’s descriptive writing and engaging narrative, the multidimensional characters she creates, and the book’s educational value that remains very relevant in today’s world. Read the review here.

Anna Carries Water lauded for depicting empowered girlhood

Tradewinds title Anna Carries Water was recently featured on The Commonwealth Education Trust’s blog as one of seven “Own Voices: Caribbean Picture Books depicting empowered girlhood. The article highlights the importance of children’s books that portray female characters of all races with agency and identity. These books offer all children much-need inspiration and the opportunity to […]

Author Nhung Tran-Davies featured in CBC News

Tradewinds author Nhung Tran-Davies speaks out about her family’s escape from war-torn Vietnam during the 1970s. This experience inspired her to write bestselling book A Grain of Rice, which centres around a 13-year-old girl as she faces war, famine and persecution — and her family’s decision to risk everything on a chance for a better life. Tran […]

When Morning Comes honored at Africana Book Awards

Arushi Raina’s book, When Morning Comes, winner of the 2018 CABA award for older readers in the South African category, will be honored at the CABA 2018 awards ceremony in Washington DC this April. Since publication, When Morning Comes has garnered international acclaim and was also recently featured at the Jaipur Literature Festival. The CABA […]