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Diverse Voices,
United World.

Experience the beauty of diversity in stories. Here, you'll find books and other content that resonate with a wide range of experiences, from addressing social issues to personal growth.


Welcome to Stories without Borders!

We believe that representation in books and other media is important, and sharing stories that feature people from diverse backgrounds can help promote empathy and understanding.

On this platform, we'll feature books and other content that showcase diverse experiences, address current social issues, and provide a fresh perspective on classic themes. We'll explore topics like racism, sexism, LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, and more.

But that's not all! We'll also provide resources and discussion prompts for students to engage further. We'll talk about how to critically analyze media and how to use it as a tool for personal growth and development. We'll also feature interviews with authors, journalists, and creators who portray diverse experiences and highlight content that feature diverse characters and themes.

Stories Without Borders is the perfect platform for anyone who wants to explore underrepresented narratives and gain a deeper understanding of the world around them. We believe that experiencing diverse stories is essential for personal growth and development, and we're excited to share our favorite books and resources with you!


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Featured Episodes

Book Review: The Skin I’m In, by Sharon Flake

In this regularly occurring series, we will share and recommend books we are reading. We’ll analyze the themes, synopsis (without spoiling too much!), and our overall impressions of the book.

On the Importance of Diversity in Literature

 Literature opens up different worlds, perspectives, and experiences. But what happens when literature leaves out certain voices? In this podcast, we’ll talk about why it is important that the literature we read represents the full diversity of human experience. 


Hollyn Alpert

Hollyn is a trilingual bibliophile, a passionate advocate for social justice, and a talented artist with a love for creative writing, music, acting, drawing and painting.

Her deep compassion for others is what led her to found a Social Justice Book Club in 5th grade, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. Hollyn is also an avid writer, thespian and a huge Mitski fan.

Whether she's immersed in a good book or expressing herself through art, Hollyn's mission is always clear: to amplify stories that foster empathy and inspire solutions to social issues. With her website, book recommendation lists, and educational resources, Hollyn is determined to use her platform to bring people of diverse backgrounds together and build understanding about our common humanity.


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Female Representation

What happens when young girls don’t see themselves in the literature that they read? In this podcast, we’ll talk about what female experiences are missing from young adult literature, why it’s important for girls to have access to books with female protagonists, and look at a few examples of novels with prominent female characters. 

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