Tag Archives: Maggie Tokuda-Hall

January 11

Knowing Tama by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

The question of inheritance can be so ugly. Money and family are a poor combination. Money and anything, really. But when my grandmother Tama died, there was no discussion of inheritance. She had been preparing for her own passing for years, and so when it finally happened, there wasn’t any sorting or fighting to be […]

May 05

On Dragons, Mismatched Socks, and Magic Librarians by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

A lot of people have been the new kid. By the time I was in seventh grade, I’d already been a few times (we moved a lot). But up until that point it had always been easy— I’d make friends during recess on the handball court, or in art class, or at Girl Scouts. Moving […]