Hamilton Public Library welcomes our first Junior Librarian-in-eResidence, 11-year-old, Ainara Alleyne. She is a Grade 6 student who loves to read and recommend books that celebrate diversity and culture through characters and themes. Ainara’s residency runs January 2021 to December 2021.
I Read Canadian Day is Wednesday February 17, 2021.
On I Read Canadian Day, our Junior Librarian-in-eResidence, Ainara, reads Malaika's Winter Carnival, written by Nadia L. Hohn and illustrated by Irene Luxbacher. Malaika's Winter Carnival is "a warm story about the importance of family, especially when adjusting to a new home." Read Malaika's Winter Carnival on Hoopla.
Recommendations by Ainara
Looking for school age reader recommendations? Ainara has suggestions! Complete the Which Book Next online form to receive Junior Librarian approved print and/or digital materials. With over 67 hand-selected fiction and non-fiction titles, there’s a variety of books or eBooks for children and teens.