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Side Character: Window Books

side character: Other books are more like mirrors, reflecting a story that is relatable to the reader's own lived experience, according to Toronto Star. Most students read books that are windows, for instance, though there is a push among schools to include diverse voices that are also mirrors. Some stories offer a window into another world or experience, like an outsider looking through a window. As a kid, most of the books I read were window books. We might have shared other characteristics, such as interests or hobbies, but the job of searching for commonality was mine. I never read a book that featured a character even a side character who looked like me. ( As reported in the news.