The Regency Era is a hot topic right now, especially with the highly popular Netflix series, Bridgerton making waves with audiences. So, of course, there will be a high enthusiasm for regency romances, from the classics (like Jane Austen) to the contemporary authors (like Alyssa Cole and Julia Quinn).
But haven’t you ever wonder what the Regency era really was like? Want to discover the characteristics, the personalities and the momentous occasions that made this era just so memorable? If watching Bridgerton made you want to become an amateur historian of the Regency, here are some great book reccommendations to help you get started:
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October 11 is International Day of the Girl, a UNICEF annual campaign for young girls to to amplify their voices and stand up for their rights. This year’s theme is “My voice, our equal future”, a perfect opportunity to reimagine a world that is inspired by adolescent girls. UNICEF has a great platform and resources to help celebrate this necessary day.
But as always, a terrific way to celebrate a great like today is reading great stories about young girls who strived to make a difference in this world. Take the time today to read these books together as a family (or as a group of friends). Highlight why inspiring young girls is so important:
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On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans were notified of their freedom by Union troops in Galveston Bay, TX, two years after the the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. This day is widely celebrated as the end of slavery in America and is known as Emancipation Day or “Juneteenth”.
It is always important to learn more our country’s past, however, it is becoming more poignant to understand more from our tragic past. This is more than just another anti-racism booklist. These are book recommendations that talk about a topic some people are uncomfortable to discuss. To make way for a better future, we have to learn more our past. And these are some books that will help you get started:
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