Here we are read us
I highly recommend this book for mature readers. It's a collection of intriguing and thought-provoking slices of life, looking at the practicalities of everyday lives and it could be a sprit booster and source of inspiration and empowerment for the reader. The realities of these writers' will hopefully encourage many others to write and so will act as a reminder that "disability" is also "ability".
The layout and the language of the text is straight forward and easily comprehended. There are also elements of figures of speech which help readers visualise the writers' key points.
Title: Here we are read us: Women, Disability and Writing
Authors: Tusiata Avia, Steff Green, Helen Vivienne Fletcher, Charlotte Simmonds, Michele Leggott, Trish Harris, Te Awhina Arahanga, Robin Hyde
Illustrator: Adele Jackson
Publisher: Crip the Lit, Wellington
Format: Paperback (small, staple bound)
Date of Publication:2019
Ages 15 +
Reviewer: Sanjay Prasad, English Teacher, James Cook High School, Manurewa
How are you recommending this book? Highly Recommended
What’s the book’s opening sentence? The dog in the corner of my frame is wild, howling, closely connected to the spirits.
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