Claribel Ortega's Ghost Squad dropped today! Drawing on her afrodominican roots, Ghost Squad is a middle grade book described as "Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters"
i'm giving away 2 copies of ghost squad to voracious little bookworms, so if you're the parent of a kid devouring every book in their path, lmk and i'll send you either an e-book or physical copy. for probably obvious reasons, afrodomincan families will be prioritized.
older sibling/ tio/ tia/ godparent can also snag a copy for the kid in their life. i just want kids to see themselves in fantastic stories, the way I never did, because the protagonists never looked like me or came from where my family is from.
No one has claimed these books yet. Y'all. I'm giving out books, no strings attached. If you arent Afrodominican, you can still claim one. I just want kids to read diverse lit.
I'll wrap this up on Sunday, probably so you have until then to get at me about wanting this book for your kid/ nibling/ godchild whatever
@popstar omg heckin' yes I'll add my name
feel free to wait longer for Afrodominican fams, I have a bunch of white boys
@popstar this seems awesome! I should try to get my mom to have it in her middle school classroom
@popstar What does "middle grade" mean? Is this a "chapter book"? I am trying to assess the difficulty level of this compared to my kid. We don't need to be in the drawing, but it seems cool and I'd buy it if I could page through it to assess the reading level better.
@benhamill middle grade is chapter books, aimed at roughly 3rd to 8th grade. think like, animorphs, percy jackson, the first three harry potter books, goosebumps level stuff.
@popstar Perfect! Thank you so much. That's very helpful. 💖
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