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Pete Kalu on stereotypes: ‘I do not represent the whole of the deaf or black experience’

Author Pete Kalu touches on race and disability in his books for teenagers. Here, he talks through the harm of stereotypes and speaking on behalf of everyone – and why honesty and individuality are so important to his writing.

Here's how to stop our kids feeling scared and powerless about the world

There are a lot of big issues in the world today. Even the grown-ups are struggling – so how much should we discuss all of it with our children? Author Sophie Siers gives her take on how to make kids feel happy and resilient in these turbulent times.

What to Read After... Noughts & Crosses

Get top tips and suggestions about What to Read After Malorie Blackman's iconic series - and share your ideas, too.

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