Sascha Harris

Other Words for Home, Reviewed by Sascha, 14

The novel Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga documents the life of Jude, a Syrian refugee that moves to Cincinnati, Ohio at the start of the Syrian War, leaving all that she knows behind. As Jude slowly adjusts to her new home, her surroundings and American culture as a whole, become more familiar. Upon […]

Harbor Me, Reviewed by Sascha, 13

In the novel Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson, six kids from Ms. Laverne’s class (Haley, Amari, Tiago, Ashton, Esteban and Holly) must meet every Friday of the year to talk – alone, with no adults in the room. They choose to name this special room, the ARTT Room (an acronym for “A Room To Talk”). […]