May 2011 Issue

Wanderer in Blue by Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

By Kids/Teens

Daddy Who (poetry) by Solace Mills (15 years old)
What It Means To Be Black (poetry) by Shaunti Farrell (11 years old)
The Mad Hatter (illustration detail) by Paul McConnie (5 years old)
The Garden in the Keyhole (illustration) by Samantha Dupigny (6 years old)

Contributions by the Young at Heart


Bass by Grethel Joseph
The Rose Apple Tree by Patricia Whittle
Play On Deon by Jan Bester
The Resourceful One by Mirlande Jean-Gilles‏
Sun, Moon, Darkness, Rain and Heart: An African-Caribbean Folktale by Gerald Hausman


Bedtime Meditation for Children by Grethel Joseph  
"The Caribbean needs more young readers" - Summer Edward interviews Nicholas Gillard of Macmillan Caribbean Publishers
Writing Up a Storm by Sarah Venable - One Barbadian teacher's efforts to get primary school students writing


Dreamer by Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné
Dreams and Experience (set) by Dirk Joseph
Deon by Jan Bester
Wings Made of Words by Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

Guests from Around the World!

Dining Together by Aditi Laddha (14 years old, illustration)
Current Situation of Children's Illustration in Costa Rica by Wen Hsu (nonfiction)

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