‘If I Tell You the Truth’ by Jasmin Kaur | Immigration, Sexual Assault, and Empowering Women

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Warning: This blog contains spoilers for If I Tell You the Truth by Jasmin Kaur and has a discussion of sexual assault.  Releasing on January 19th of this year, Jasmin

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Interview with Kate Messner and Adam Rex

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About the Author: “Kate Messner is passionately curious and writes books that encourage kids to wonder, too. Her titles include award-winning picture books like Over and Under the Pond, Up in

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Are You the Next President? | The Next President | The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s Presidents | Kate Messner

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During the first twelve years of our education, we increasingly absorb various tidbits about our government and its history—like that the Constitution was ratified on September 17, 1787 or that

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“I’ve Been…Exacting Instant Karma on People” | Reacting to INSTANT KARMA | Marissa Meyer

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Spoiler warning: This blog contains spoilers for Instant Karma (Feiwel & Friends, 2020) by Marissa Meyer. What would you do if you could exact karma onto others? I had never

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The Good Girls | Claire Eliza Bartlett

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The Good Girls by Claire Eliza Bartlett Harper Teen; Releases December 1, 2020; 368 pages Content warnings: Murder, rape, sexual assault, drug abuse and underage drinking. About the Author: “I

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Furia | Pursuing Your Passion Even When Others Think You Shouldn’t

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Warning: Spoilers ahead for Furia (Algonquin Young Readers, 2020) by Yamile Saied Méndez. Content Warning for Furia: Mentions of domestic and gender-based violence While reading Yamile Saied Méndez’s novel Furia,

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