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Teaching Children to Read The Language of Their Heart

Teaching Children to Read The Language of Their...

Books transport us into alternate worlds and give us different perspectives. They allow us to live vicariously through the characters. Some books make us feel understood because the characters’ lives...

Teaching Children to Read The Language of Their...

Books transport us into alternate worlds and give us different perspectives. They allow us to live vicariously through the characters. Some books make us feel understood because the characters’ lives...

Raising readers: How Aba Brandful taught her children to read

Raising readers: How Aba Brandful taught her ch...

Aba Brandful is an educator from Ghana. She is also mother to Ariel (8) and Anelle Dinah (5) who both began to read at age 3. Amongst other things she...

Raising readers: How Aba Brandful taught her ch...

Aba Brandful is an educator from Ghana. She is also mother to Ariel (8) and Anelle Dinah (5) who both began to read at age 3. Amongst other things she...

Author spotlight: Ruby Yayra Goka

Author spotlight: Ruby Yayra Goka

Ruby Yayra Goka is an award-winning prolific Ghanaian author. She has already written 15 diverse and fun books for children and young adults Her books have been featured in a...

Author spotlight: Ruby Yayra Goka

Ruby Yayra Goka is an award-winning prolific Ghanaian author. She has already written 15 diverse and fun books for children and young adults Her books have been featured in a...

Author spotlight: Nana Ama Buckman

Author spotlight: Nana Ama Buckman

Nana Ama Buckman is the author of the hilarious The Adventures of Naughty Kofi series. The series centers around the ridiculous situations that young Kofi Opoku gets into as he navigates life...

Author spotlight: Nana Ama Buckman

Nana Ama Buckman is the author of the hilarious The Adventures of Naughty Kofi series. The series centers around the ridiculous situations that young Kofi Opoku gets into as he navigates life...

Interview alert: Darkowaa of African Book Addict! speaks with Booksie founder

Interview alert: Darkowaa of African Book Addic...

Excerpt Children’s literature is a genre I rarely blog about. I don’t have any children yet, so kid literature is almost never on my radar. But there are sooo many...

Interview alert: Darkowaa of African Book Addic...

Excerpt Children’s literature is a genre I rarely blog about. I don’t have any children yet, so kid literature is almost never on my radar. But there are sooo many...

#ReadGhanaian🇬🇭: KidLit edition

#ReadGhanaian🇬🇭: KidLit edition

Happy Independence Day Ghana! In 2017 Darkowaa who runs the African Book Addict! Blog wrote a three-part series on Ghanaian writers and their amazing books to celebrate Ghana at 60. The blogs inspired her...

#ReadGhanaian🇬🇭: KidLit edition

Happy Independence Day Ghana! In 2017 Darkowaa who runs the African Book Addict! Blog wrote a three-part series on Ghanaian writers and their amazing books to celebrate Ghana at 60. The blogs inspired her...