Getting comfortable with discomfort is a lifelong lesson we're all working on. Just because the main characters of a book are middle grade age doesn't mean older people can't get something from the story.
Santiago Ramon y Cajal is my hero. He took art and science and he reforged them into a single creative endeavor. He helped unlock some of the fundamental mysteries of our dragon-imagining brains with inventive ingenuity and artist flair.
Lots for readers to discuss about racism, activism, school policies, school inequities, bullying, and standing up for what you believe in.
Author Caroline Gertler discusses her new middle grade novel, Where You've Got to Be
You may see yourself in all those squares, but, friend, there is only one you. The you yourself, a you with your own epic story, as every creature and human being who ever lived has an epic story.
What do these three things have in common? Maybe nothing to you, but for me, these were the inspiration for my new middle-grade novel Meet Me Halfway.
Author Lauren Magaziner discusses her recent middle grade book, Marina and the Kraken, a part of the new Mythics series
When I started writing my book Aces Wild: A Heist, I knew that I wanted the entire friend group to be asexual, but I didn’t know how. Then I realized that the solution was obvious: they met online.
A winning look at the creation and legacy of a team that went from underdogs to unstoppable.
Even when I knew it was coming, hearing the medical team admit they’d reached the limit of what science and technology could do for a patient infuriated me, and while I provided the best care I could, I constantly wished I could do more…and thus, the idea of a Recovrancer was born.
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