Eisha Imtiaz reviews Chinglish by Sue Cheung. The novel, told in diary entries and doodles, explores the life of a teenager caught between two different cultures. Cheung's novel is equally quirky, fun and compellingly honest.
On Tuesday, the Government deported around 20 people on a flight to Jamaica. It had intended to deport many more but was prevented from doing so by a court when it was clear that some people had received no proper opportunity to secure
"For Black History Month, I want to reflect on how ethnic representation in children’s books can help counter hostility and show us how diverse our communities really are" by Vini Lander, Professor at the University of Roehampton.
As a child and teenager my first writing instinct found voice in poetry. Like many children I found the potency of distilled thought and feeling contained within a poem to have an almost magical, transformative force.
The Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction has just opened its doors for 2018 submissions. The Award has always taken special note of stories which engage children directly with specific human rights, sometimes in unusual
20 November 2018 marks the 29th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, find out more about the importance of graphic novels to teach children and young people about human rights.
We Shall Fight Until We Win is a graphic novel anthology marking the centenary since the Representation of the People Act. It tells the stories of lesser known women who fought and are still fighting for equal rights.
We’re delighted to announce the Amnesty CILIP Honour winners for 2017. At the start of Refugee Week in the UK, two books that address the global refugee crisis have won the prestigious Amnesty CILIP Honour, a commendation for outstandi...
At last! We’re extremely proud to announce the inaugural winners of our Amnesty CILIP Honour: In the Kate Greenaway Medal category, the winner is... There’s a Bear on My Chair , by Ross Collins And in the Carnegie Medal category... Lie...
It’s 100 years since the first women in Britain were given the right to vote. Sally Nicholl’s, whose novel for young adults is about young suffrage campaigners, asks whether things have changed for those still fighting for equality.