Teacher Appreciation Week - Diverse Children's Books

Teacher Appreciation Week - Using picture books in the classroom for educators.
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Tuma Book Rant: Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Foster

Book rant on Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Foster, a Gambian writer. Read my thoughts on my first book by a writer who shares my ethnic background.
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5 Ways to Find Time to Read

Reading is great for mental health. Here are tips for prioritizing reading time.
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Preferred Book Format?

What's your preferred book format? Hardcover, Paperback, E-book, and/or Audiobook? Read about my preferences.
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[Quick Tuma Rant] Wild Rain by Beverly Jenkins and The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Brief reviews on two recent March 2022 reads--Wild Rain by Beverly Jenkins and The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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Hi, I'm Fatuma, A Poem

A poem written by Tuma about her identities and why Tuma's Books.
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[Currently Reading] Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Foster

Tuma's Currently Read: Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Foster
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Author Astrology Book Recommendations

Which of these diverse authors shares your star sign? Check out the recommended titles by that writer.
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Sapphic or Lesbian Book Recommendations

Diversify your reading by adding sapphic or lesbian representation to your TBR. Read more for awesome recommendations!
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Tuma Rant: Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi (Review)

Tuma adored this prequel to Pet by Akwaeke Emezi! When reading Pet, I loved Jam and her best friend. But I was deeply intrigued by her parents. Bitter and Aloe. I wanted to learn more about this lovely couple who seemed so different but we're utterly accepting of their daughter's gender identity.
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Tuma TBR: Translated Books

What I enjoy most about translated novels is getting to experience different narrative norms because books like everything else in life are culturally nuanced. And so the writings of other cultures follow different rules from American or western narratives and I love experiencing those differences! Here are some titles on my personal TBR list!
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5 Tips for Getting Out of a Reading Slump + Book Recommendations

5 Tips for Getting out of a Reading Slump + book recs from my go-to genres to get out of a slump.
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