Centering Central America in Children’s Fiction: A journey home, a guest post by María José Fitzgerald
I grew up knowing that books could take us places. Outer space. California. Narnia. What if I wrote a book that could take readers to my home, Honduras?
Meet Me in Montauk: How a Film Inspired a Novel Almost Twenty Years Later, a guest post by Sarah Lyu
I first watched Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind almost twenty years ago, and I’ve rewatched it countless times since. My understanding and appreciation of the film has grown with me, and I love that it’s provided such comfort and inspiration all these years later.
One thing I value and believe in is the role of stories in helping readers to experience new perspectives. To see other sides. To think critically.
I asked my mom a question I was given for a blog interview: “What the hardest obstacle you’ve had to overcome?” My mom looked at me for a moment, then said, “Ah, how about the fact you couldn’t read until fourth grade!”
DIY: An attempt to recreate the Whole Foods commercial aesthetic, but with books (a bookshelf silhouette)
Teen librarian Karen Jensen walks us through a DIY tutorial of a bookshelf silhouette, inspired by Whole Foods commercials
Historical Women in Young Adult Literature, a guest post by author Kip Wilson
Author Kip Wilson talks about historical women in YA literature for Women's History Month
An extremely thoughtful and moving examination of death that focuses on the honor of being with someone when they die. A complex read that isn't easy but is worth it.
Jerome and I tapped into our early heroic adventures for our new book, Link + Hud: Heroes by a Hair. In a hybrid mix of panels and prose, we tell the story of Lincoln and Hudson Dupré, two brothers just like us.
Children of the Black Glass began some years ago on a family road trip, when we found an obsidian deposit near a dirt road on the wild side of a jagged mountain range.
Contributor Riley Jensen shares some new YA lit releases for March 2023 that are on her TBR list