January 6, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
When I say unparented, it doesn’t mean we don’t have parental surrogates, family or friends who step in to fill the void, but rather that we are haunted by the expectation of a traditional family unit that includes two parents, and this lack shapes our lives.
September 16, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
This is why I wrote IT ALL COMES BACK TO YOU: to show South Asian Muslim teens who are finally able to break the silence—and that ultimately, the most important lesson any teen can learn is that despite those who pretend otherwise, we’re human, flaws and all.
May 7, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Debut author Zack Smedley shares a piece from his archives about letting go, making mistakes, and becoming an adult.
May 24, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description A coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel about summer and friendships, written and illustrated by the Eisner Award–winning and New York Times–bestselling Hope Larson. Thirteen-year-old Bina has a long summer ahead of her. She and her best friend, Austin, usually do everything together, but he’s off to soccer camp for a month, and he’s been acting […]
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