July 18, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
It's my hope that Repairing the World, a book ostensibly about grief and healing, will also be a place for Jewish kids (Reconstructionist or not) to see themselves in a story. I want to illustrate how normal it is for kids to have help managing their mental health. And, that grownups and kids can be queer or questioning and it’s just part of life. It doesn’t have to be a big deal.
June 7, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
When I was growing up, if I had a big feeling about something, books were the first place I turned…but there was nothing on the shelves that could have helped me learn about being queer, or trans, or autistic.
March 11, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Creators of the graphic novel SQUIRE talk process, inspiration, and being left out of fantasy stories.
March 2, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Between Safe and Real wasn’t fun to write and it’s unlikely readers will think it’s fun to read, but I’m okay with that because I truly believe representation matters, even when it’s not fun.
June 3, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
When there are so many of us, why do I rarely find South Asian kids on the cover of books especially those who are magic-wielding, realm-saving main characters?
January 19, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Debut author B. B. Alston talks about the revolutionary and life-saving power of seeing yourself in stories.
August 18, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
This story is for the teenage me — and for every other teenager who feels like they don’t belong. I wish I could go back in time and tell twelve-year-old Pintip, “Your story matters, too. Your existence has value. Your difference is something to be celebrated and embraced.”
March 31, 2020 by Ally Watkins
I was born XO, which does not stand for hugs and kisses. Lots of things became chaotic when I was born. I had something called omphalocele, which means my intestines were sticking out through a hole in my stomach where my belly button should have been. I was rushed to surgery before my mom was […]
February 11, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Greg Howard's agenda? Write good books in which queer kids feel seen and represented. Give queer kids their happily ever afters. And most importantly, give them hope. That's it.
February 5, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Author Shelley Sackier joins us to talk about the vital task of connecting readers with books that help provide solace, unity, sureness, and the message that they are not alone.
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
A Fuse #8 Production
by Betsy Bird
Good Comics for Kids
by Brigid Alverson
by Travis Jonker
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