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Today I Am: 10 Stories of Belonging

  • ISBN 9781443192354, Paperback
  • 240 Pages | Ages 10-14

A fresh and fearless collection of short fiction, poetry and graphic fiction for today’s middle-grade readers.

In this timely, thought-provoking, funny and heartbreaking collection, ten acclaimed BIPOC authors explore the theme and concept of home. From awkward family dinners to moving to a new town, each of these stories provides a unique perspective on the theme of belonging through characters tasked with navigating and finding their place in this world.

Brought together by curator and contributor Jael Richardson, Today I Am will make readers laugh and cry while opening their hearts and minds to the world around them, validating how it feels to be young today. Today I Am includes stories by acclaimed authors Marty Chan, Rosena Fung, Michael Hutchinson, Chad Lucas, Angela Misri, Mahtab Narsimhan, Danny Ramadan, Liselle Sambury and Brandon Wint.

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Selling Points

  • Readers are hungry for stories that reflect their experiences, including those by and about BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities.
  • This is a collection of writing that readers can dip in and out of easily.
  • Edited by Jael Richardson, Canada’s champion for diverse books!

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