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Pat Schwartz

Pat Schwartz

    From urban roosters to warrior kings
    From urban roosters to warrior kings
    Pat Schwartz reviews this autumn's books for youth.
    Passion for justice shines through
    Passion for justice shines through
    Duncan's leadership role in the Black Sash was by no means the only one she played
    Kagiso Lesego Molope is at odds with Percy Fitzpatrick
    Kagiso Lesego Molope is at odds with Percy Fitzpatrick
    Author Kagiso Lesego Molope answers the M&G’s questions from Ottawa, Canada, where she now lives.
    Youth’s themes and babyhood’s lessons
    Youth’s themes and babyhood’s lessons
    The annual Sanlam prize for youth literature attracts welcome additions to young adult literature, particularly the 2013 gold and silver winners.
    South African Zombie Apocalypse: A nauseating tale redeemed
    South African Zombie Apocalypse: A nauseating tale redeemed
    'The Journal Of A South African Zombie Apocalypse' tells the story of courage, devotion and self-sacrifice, writes Pat Schwartz.
    The Keeper: The light must not go out
    The Keeper: The light must not go out
    Light is shed on the keepers of secrets.
    Compelling local reads have lessons for young and old
    Compelling local reads have lessons for young and old
    Pat Schwartz reviews 'In Search of Happiness' by Sonwabiso Ngcowa and 'May I Have This Dance' by Connie Manse Ngcaba.
    Intrepid kids make reading fun
    Intrepid kids make reading fun
    The heroes of several new books cross borders and take their young readers on exciting adventures.
    The tragedies, trials and tribulations of being a teen today.
    The tragedies, trials and tribulations of being a teen today.
    Young adult book lovers are in for a great reading summer.
    A little bit of magic, an awful lot to love
    A little bit of magic, an awful lot to love
    Where did the idea come from for this tale of a schoolgirl who finds enchantment in a perfectly normal garden in a perfectly normal suburb?
    Pirouetting in step with the world
    Pirouetting in step with the world
    An R8-million grant leaves the dazzling South ­African Mzansi Ballet company dancing on air.