[DWJ] recommendations

Carol Carr coracleg at gmail.com
Sat Jul 27 02:15:45 EDT 2013


The Narnia books have at least one non-white heroine. Great stories for all
ages.
 On Jul 26, 2013 11:20 PM, "Otter Perry" <ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com>
wrote:

>
> My partner has an acquaintance, a 10-year-old girl who is very bright.
> She likes fantasy. I've recommended DWJ, of course, but any suggestions
> are welcome. [I also recommended Nesbit, Lewis, Baum, Jansson, and
> Pratchett.]
>
> She is also mixed-race*, so if anybody knows a particularly good author
> for that, tell me. [I'm loaning her _The Wizard of Earthsea_.] It would be
> nice to have protagonists who aren't just white.
>
> Garth Nix just occurred to me. And Diane Duane.
>
>
> *Her father is African-American, her mother is European-American.
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