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Academic Nook: Three Asian Immigrant Experience – Marginalization, Identity, Migrant Labor

An Indian child with money just enough for a card wishes to celebrate Mother’s Day in the United Kingdom. But the child is assaulted with the harsh and heartless commercialization of Mother’s Day which marginalizes minority Moms. Why would a card company bother to make cards for minorities? That would be bad business. “What’s your …

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A Day at the Park with Carmelita Ballesteros


Hello, Carmelita! Welcome to GatheringBooks! We are so fortunate that despite your hectic schedule as an academic, you still managed to find the time to answer our host of questions for our Meet the Storyteller September Feature.

How long have you been writing books for children? Is there any special reason why you chose this particular genre?