A Lion's Mane by Navjot Kaur, courtesy of Saffron Press, which is a wonderful book about the Sikh turban.
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Friday, April 8th, 2011

Our Next Giveaway: A Lion’s Mane


Because we love our readers, we have more fun stuff to offer you!

 

Win A Lion’s Mane by Navjot Kaur, courtesy of Saffron Press, which is a wonderful book about the Sikh turban.

 

To win, follow these steps:

1. Like us on Facebook.

2. Tell us why you would like to win in the comments section below.

3. You can be entered to win twice if you tweet about this giveaway or let your Facebook friends know about it (let us know you did this in the comments).

 

Winner will be announced on Vaisakhi! Good luck!

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11 Comments
  1. CommentsDiana Q.   |  Saturday, 09 April 2011 at 4:45 am

    My husband and I are trying to raise our kids to respect individuality. For our toddler, we let her pick out whatever she wants to wear and have been since before she could walk. Sometimes, it matches; sometimes, it’s loud and clashing. We have stories for her from different cultures, as well — one is translated from Russian, for instance. While I have a lot of books from European and Russian sources (literature and mythology), I don’t have anything from this sort of perspective.

    I’ve gone through punk and goth phases of being different. I follow a non-mainstream path. My husband and I both ignore fashion for function and comfort. We even have a car that we painted in bright, clashy colors. A book that promotes individuality, standing out, and respecting others rights to the same would be a benefit.

  2. CommentsMeera Sriram   |  Saturday, 09 April 2011 at 10:18 pm

    My children are brown-skinned, and growing up in a society where they are the ethnic minority, everyday there are many instances where they stand out. They are usually the only ones who have to repeat or spell their names a few times, before someone can start calling out their names comfortably. We see these as only opportunties that nurture self-confidence and acceptance of their identity. After reading the purpose of the dastaar and the author’s own story, I realize, the theme of this book resonates well with our own situation.
    We also teach our children to appreciate other cultures of the world, Asian, African and others, mainly through books and storytelling. But being from the same country that Sikhs hail from, I confess I am still very ignorant about their practices. This book can be a great start for my daughter and me! Besides these, the making of the book can make it a very meaningful read for Earth Day:)

  3. CommentsJamie Wilson   |  Monday, 11 April 2011 at 4:45 pm

    For starters I love that this is an eco friendly book because along with multiculturalism, environmentalism is another subject I’m pretty passionate about. More then just wanting my daughter to respect and understand other cultures, I want her to learn about the world and know that “our way” is not the only way and not necessarily the best way.

    I like you on FB

  4. CommentsJamie Wilson   |  Monday, 11 April 2011 at 4:47 pm

    I like you on FB and I posted this giveaway on my wall.

  5. CommentsClaire Salmon   |  Tuesday, 12 April 2011 at 6:23 am

    My school and community do not have much multi-culturalism in their area so I think thi would be a great book to share within the school to ake the children aware of other culture & practices.

  6. CommentsClaire Salmon   |  Tuesday, 12 April 2011 at 6:24 am

    PS liked on Facebook & shared on Twitter x

  7. CommentsKaren Kolavalli   |  Tuesday, 12 April 2011 at 9:47 am

    I’m a former children’s librarian of a small-town Kansas library. The kids here aren’t exposed to diversity in their everyday lives. As part of collection development, I tried to make sure part of my small budget each year was spent on titles that would introduce multiculturalism to children and their parents. I would donate Kaur’s “A Lion’s Mane” to my local library.

    I’ve been following your page on FB and have shared it on my FB page. Keep up the good work!

  8. CommentsMilagros   |  Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 10:01 am

    I would love to include this book as part of our home library as we read and discuss different cultures from around the world as well as here in our own city.

  9. CommentsMilagros   |  Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 10:02 am

    I also shared he link on my Facebook page.

  10. CommentsSara J   |  Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 6:56 pm

    I stumbled on this site and it is a perfect fit. We almost moved from the US to Ireland about a year ago when I was pregnant with my now-7-month-old. We ended up staying in the US, but made a vow that if we did not move overseas we would live our life in a more culturally-aware and travel-friendly manner in order to teach that way of life to our toddler and new baby. Thanks for helping us achieve this goal for our family!

  11. CommentsThe Editors   |  Thursday, 14 April 2011 at 10:27 am

    Thanks for all the wonderful responses. We’d love to give you all a copy! We just put all the numbers into a box and chose one. We’ll be announcing the winner soon!









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