Children of the pandemic

How can we prevent human suffering from being reduced to data sets in the service of disaster capitalism? What can be done to ensure that people who have died during the Covid-19 pandemic are remembered with dignity? Why is it important to tell stories in ways that outlive the news cycle? Read author-filmmaker Samina Mishra and illustrator Tarique Aziz’s book Jamlo Walks (2021), published by Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, to look for answers. Recommended for ages seven and above, it is based on the true story of a 12-year-old girl named Jamlo Makdam from the Muri.....

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