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Featured Personal Views

 

The Journey of Translation: Walking with Jimmy Liao
by Sarah L. Thomson, author, US
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It’s Not The Destination. It’s The Journey
by James Rumford, author and illustrator, US.

Escaping Conflict, Seeking Peace: Picture books that relate refugee stories, and their importance 
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Editor, UK.

Revisited Personal Views

Borderless World: Multicultural Poetry for Children and Young Adults
by Debjani Chatterjee, Poet, UK.

Children's Books in Translation
by Gillian Lathey, professor of children's literature, UK.

Archived Personal Views

The Images of Dogs in Ships in the Field
by Susanne Gervay, author and literacy advocate, Australia.

Feedback on PaperTigers: WaterBridge Outreach Book Sets
by Ms. Vin Del Rosario, head librarian, Laguna BelAir School, Santa Rosa City, Philippines

Feedback on PaperTigers: WaterBridge Outreach Book Sets
by Mr. Romel Obinario, Academic Team Head and Institutional Values Formation Program Head, Laguna BelAir School, Santa Rosa City, Philippines

PaperTigers' 10th Anniversary
by Peter Coughlan, Founder and Executive Director of PaperTigers: Books+Water.

PaperTigers at 10
by Elisa Oreglia, PaperTigers founding Producer; PhD student, USA.

Looking Forward to the Next Ten Years of PaperTigers, and Beyond
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Editor, UK.

Celebrating  PaperTigers 10th Anniversary: What a Smilestone!
by Aline Pereira, writer and editor, USA.

Reader-less Books: Reading Habits of Indian Children
by Richa Jha, writer and editor, India

Three Special Projects of the Canadian Children's Book Centre
TD Canadian Children's Book Week | The TD Grade One Book Giveaway Program | The Art of the Picture Book Exhibition
by Holly Kent, Sales and Marketing Manager, The Canadian Children’s Book Centre, Canada.

El Salvador Journeys
Going Back to El Salvador | The War in El Salvador | My Life in the United States
by René Colato Laínez, children's book author and educator, El Salvador/USA.

Reading Around the Philippines
Best Reads from the Philippines at the 3rd Asian Festival of Children's Content | Watch Out for New Young Adult Literature from the Philippines! | Filipino Readers Make It Social
by Tarie Sabido, blogger, teacher and editor, Philippines.

Through the Window: Children’s and YA books In and About Asia In General and Japan In Particular
Japanese Picture Books as a Window to Japan | English-language Asia-set Children's and YA Fiction | Children's and YA Books in Translation from Japan
by Holly Thompson, award winning author and SCBWI Tokyo Regional Advisor, Japan/USA.

A Ripple in the Pool: Multicultural Picture Books with Water at their Heart
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Editor, UK.

My Water Story
by Deepa Balsavar, children's book author and illustrator, India.

A River of Stories: Water-Themed Stories for Multicultural Readers
by Alice Curry, Children's Literature Advisor to the Commonwealth Education Trust, Australia/UK

e-troducing the e-book
by Sara Hudson, PaperTigers book reviewer, USA.

Anti-Bullying Week is Just the Beginning…
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Editor, UK.

On Traveling Libraries and Heroic ‘Book People’: Inspiring children's books about getting books to people in remote places and difficult circumstances
by Abigail Sawyer, PaperTigers book reviewer; writer and editor, USA.

A Delectable Taster of Picture Books from Singapore
by Myra Garces-Bacsal, Gathering Books, Singapore.

Writers and Illustrators Emerging on the Singapore Scene
by R. Ramachandran, Executive Director of the National Book Development Council of Singapore, Singapore.

The 2011 Asian Festival of Children's Content and its Bounties
by Aline Pereira, writer and editor, USA.

A Personal View of the Asian Festival of Children's Content 2011
by Bonita Sauder, YA book author, Canada.

Grandma's Tales as an Important Part of Growing Up 
by Swapna Dutta
, author and journalist, India.

Authors and Illustrators Remember their Grandparents
by F. Isabel Campoy, Andrea Cheng, Elisa Kleven, Yuyi Morales, Trina Saffioti, Kashmira Sheth, and Leyla Torres

With the Mobile Library Through the Seasons
by Dashdondog Jamba, author, poet and literacy advocate, Mongolia.

Taking a step into children's books about Mongolia
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Editor, UK.

Returning to Essential Questions
by Uma Krishnaswami, children's book author, USA.

Traiblazers of Yesterday: Bengali Children's Classics Shouldn't Be Forgotten
by Swapna Dutta, children's books author, India.

Bitten by the Anushka Ravishankar Bug
by Anitha Ramkumar, Saffron Tree blog, India.

Once Upon an India
by Namrata, Saffron Tree blog, India.

Reading About and Reaching Out to Refugees
by Pegi Deitz Shea, children's book author, USA.

Crossing boundaries: Conveying the refugee experience through illustration
by Luis Garay, illustrator and children's book author, Canada.

Caught up in conflict: refugee stories about and for young people
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Associate Editor, UK.

Memories of Playtimes Past
by Tanita Davis, Alan Gratz, Mandana Sadat, Jorge Argueta, Neni Sta Romana Cruz, Chris Cheng, Demi, Larry Loyie and Belle Yang

Returning to Childhood: Lessons from a Six Year-Old
by Tom O'Leary, author, USA.

Favorite Picture Books about Creative Play
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

My Top Favourite Aboriginal Children's Books
by Richard Van Camp, story teller and author, Canada.

Imagining Home in Children's Picture Books by Canadian Aboriginal Authors

by Paul De Pasquale, University of Winnipeg, Canada.

Ten Exciting Books Introduce the North, Inuit and Nunavut to Elementary School Children
by Nadine Fabbi, Associate Director of the Canadian Studies Center in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington, USA.

Choosing the 2010 Spirit of PaperTigers Book Set
by Sally Ito, PaperTigers contributor and Chair of the SPT Book Set Committee, Canada.

My Little Round House: The Journey of a Picture Book from Mongolia to Canada
by Helen Mixter, translator, Canada.

On Our Street
by Amelia Lau Carling, children's book author/illustrator, USA.

A wish for 2010
by Katia Novet Saint-Lot, children's book author.

Filipino Books for Children: Old and New Favorites
by Neni Sta. Romana Cruz, author/journalist/teacher, Philippines.

Helping Children Make Sense of Climate Change
by Carmelita C. Ballesteros, children's book author/teacher, Philippines.

Who Am I? – Reflections on Growing Up Biracial in the Philippines
by Barbara-Ann Gamboa Lewis, author/lecturer/former teacher, Philippines.

Music as Inspiration and Survival: a Cambodian Journey
by Michelle Lord, children's book author, USA.

Voices on the Air: Writing Poetry and Songs for Children
by Jorge Luján, poet/songwriter, Mexico.

Opening up the World (and the Web) to Children through Songs and Nursery Rhymes
by Lisa Yannucci, mother and founder of Mama Lisa, USA.

Follow the Beat: Multicultural Picture-Books about Music
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Associate Editor, UK.

Seeking Out True Reflections of Race and Culture in Children's Books
by Sun Yung Shin, poet and author, USA.

Connecting Voices Through Generations
by Haemi Balgassi, children's book author, USA.

Hybridity in Literature and Life
by Malathi Michelle Iyengar, children's book author, USA.

Ethnic Book Awards: Discriminatory or Necessary?
by Mitali Perkins, author of young adult books on life between cultures, USA.

Children's Book Awards: And the Winner Is... the reader!
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

Books Can Shape A Child's Heart
by Mitali Perkins, author of young adult books on life between cultures, USA.

Children as Change-Makers: On and Off The Pages
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

Books for Thought and Action: A Taste of Jane Addams' Legacy
by Jo Montie, educational consultant and writer, USA.

Learning That War Is Not a Game
by Kathy Beckwith, author and mediation trainer, USA.

Finding One Thousand Tracings
by Lita Judge, author and illustrator, USA.

My Childhood Readings: A Short List to Grow On

by Yuyi Morales, children's book author and illustrator, USA.

Apartment Heritage
by Juan Felipe Herrera, poet and writer, USA.

A Whole World of ABC's and 123's
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Associate Editor, UK.

Notes on LIteracy: from the PaperTigers blog archives
by Aline Pereira and Marjorie Coughlan, USA/UK.

The Uneasy Reader
by Janet Brown, writer, bookseller andPaperTigers contributor, USA.

Looking Back and Moving On
by Milly Lee, children's book author, USA.

Great Expectations: Breaking Down the Wall of Assumptions
by Debbi Michiko Florence, children's book author, USA.

Waking Up on the Right Side of the Poetry Bed
by Aline Pereira, PaperTIgers Managing Editor, USA.

The Many Possibilities of Poetry
by Lara Saguisag, poet, Philippines.

Pairing Poems Across Cultures
by Sylvia Vardell Ph.D, professor of children's and young adult literature, USA.

Stregthening the Good, Stamping Out the Bad: Children's Books & Good Causes
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

Three Cheers for Adoption Books — And Why We All Should Read'Em
by Rose Kent, children's book author, USA.

That Africa; This Africa,
by Monica Edinger, teacher, author and blogger, USA.

Diwali: The Hindu Festival of Lights
by Chad Stephenson, teacher-librarian, USA.

Literacy: A Path to Peace
by Susan Guevara, children's book illustrator, USA.

We, Latinos
by F. Isabel Campoy, children's book author, researcher and scholar, USA.

Teens Between Cultures: A Reading List
by Mitali Perkins, author of young readers' books, USA.

Open up and Get Reading: YA books you just can't put down
by Marjorie Coughlan, PaperTigers Associate Editor, UK

YA Books: Cutting Edge Literature
by Susanne Gervay, author of children's and young adult books, Australia.

Children's Book Illustration as an Art Form: In Australia and Beyond
by Charlotte Richardson, PaperTigers contributor, USA.

More Stories About Our American Experience, Please
by Ken Mochizuki, children's book author, USA.

The Extra Adjective: How I Came To Terms With Being a Multicultural Author
by Grace Lin, children's book author/illustrator, USA.

Climate Change: Two Must Reads for Young Adults
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

Gaia Opens an Eye
by Diane Haynes, author, Canada.

Drawing from Eco-riches: Australia's Environment in Children's Books
by Chris Cheng, author, Australia.

Canadian Children's Literature — Weaving Cultural Strands into a Harmonious Whole
by Rachna Gilmore, children's book writer, Canada.

Canada from Cover to Cover: The Geography of a Children's Bookshelf
by Corinne Robson, Canada.

Canadian Armchair Explorations in Homegrown Asian-themed Children's Literature
by Andrea Ross, JustOneMoreBook Podcast co-creator, Canada.

Why I Write Multicultural Books
by Cynthia Chin-Lee, children's book writer, USA.

A String of Bright Lights: Great Blogs about Children's and Young Adult Literature
by Pooja Makhijani, children's book writer, USA.

Wisdom and Heritage: Stories about Grandparents and their Grandchildren
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

Bilingual Storytime: 10 Best Books to Read to a Young Audience
by Ana-Elba Pavon, Library Manager at the San Mateo Public Library and REFORMA Immediate Past-President, USA.

Here to Stay: South Asian Literature for Children and Teens
by Pooja Makhijani, author of young adult books, USA.

Diversity Matters: Growing Markets in Children's Publishing
by Laura Atkins, PaperTigers contributer, UK.

A Note to Young Immigrants
by Mitali Perkins, author of young adult books on life between cultures, USA.

What Name is That?! Name and Identity in Children's Books
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

Life With a Hyphen: Reading and Writing as a Korean-American
by Linda Sue Park, author of books for children and young adults, USA.

Asian American Literature for Children and Teens: Where We Fit In
by Janet Wong, poet and author, USA.

Asian Pacific American Picture Books: My Personal Favorites
by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, acting editor for IMDiversity.com Asian American Village, USA

Borderless World: Multicultural Poetry for Children and Young Adults
by Debjani Chatterjee, Poet, UK.

The Power of Reading: Children's Books about Libraries and Librarians
by Minjie Chen, Librarian, USA.

Boundless Sky: Kites and Kite-Flying in Children's Books
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

Memories of Holidays Past: A Snapshot by Writers and Illustrators
by Grace Lin, LeUyen Pham, Luis Garay and Mitali Perkins.

A Peek at Korean Culture Through Children's Books
by Aline Pereira, PaperTigers Managing Editor, USA.

To Hold Up Prisms: Australian and Canadian Indiginous Publishing for Children
by Clare Bradford, professor of literary studies at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

The Immigrant and Second Generation Experience in British Children's Books
by Ann Lazim, specialist librarian at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, London, UK.

Why Couldn't Snow White be Chinese? - Finding Identity Through Children's Books
by Grace Lin, writer and illustrator of children's books.

Chinese Children's Books at the 2004 International Beijing Book Fair
by Elisa Oreglia, PaperTigers contributor, China.

Children of the Dragon, Children of the Tiger: Great Reads about Southeast Asia
by Michael Levy, professor of children's literature, USA.

Children's Books in Translation
by Gillian Lathey, professor of children's literature, UK.

It's not an 'all white world of children's books' any longer
by Laura Atkins, PaperTigers contributor, UK.

Little gems from Asia at the 2003 Bologna Children's Book Fair
by Elisa Oreglia, PaperTigers producer.

My all-time favorite Indian stories
by Swapna Dutta, author and journalist, India.

South Asian Voices — with North American Accents
by Uma Krishnaswami, author, India/USA.

Contemporary Native American stories
by Cynthia Leitich Smith, author, USA.

Reading about Japan in Canada
by Naomi Wakan, author, Canada.

The top (and some of my favourite) New Zealand authors
by Margaret Mahy, author, New Zealand.

My Pacific Rim favourite titles
by Kate Agnew, bookseller and children's book reviewer, London, UK.

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