Anna Banana and Me

Anna Banana and Me by Lenore Blegvad; ill. by Erik Blegvad Aladdin, 1985 32 pages In many ways, I wasn't raised to be a leader, or to be adventurous. I grew up in a conservative environment, surrounded by traditional ideas of femininity. My parents generally laid down tighter limits than my peers' parents did - … Continue reading Anna Banana and Me

Jane, the Fox & Me

Jane, the Fox & Me by Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault; trans. by Christelle Morelli and Susan Ouriou Groundwood Books, 2012 104 pages When I was a kid, I often felt as though I lived in friendship limbo. I always had 2 or 3 very close, loyal friends, but I was never part of the … Continue reading Jane, the Fox & Me