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Make Way for Books

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The Make Way For Books organization is an early literacy nonprofit in Tucson, Arizona. This organization partners with the Introduction to Publishing Children’s and Young Adult Literature Market course offered

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2019 Wrap Up

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Aija’s Choice Black Flamingo by Dean Atta Hodder Children’s Books, 2019, 360 pages “I love the main character of the novel and how he always stayed true to himself regardless

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The Queen of Nothing: A Reaction

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Warning: This blog contains spoilers! After devouring Holly Black’s The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King in quick succession over the summer, I was counting down the days to The

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We Set the Blog On Fire | A Synopsis on We Set the Dark On Fire

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We Set the Dark On Fire is the gripping debut novel of Mexican-American author Tehlor Kay Mejia, showcasing parallels to the struggles of immigrants and the LGBT community without sounding

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Wayward Son: The Heartbreak We Didn’t Know We Needed

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Wayward Son, the long-awaited sequel to Carry On by Rainbow Rowell, was released on September 24 of this year. Readers waited a long four years for this novel and it

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Friends with Empty Fridges: Talking about Food Insecurity through Picture Books

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When I first read Maddi’s Fridge by Lois Brandt, I was struck by how great of a job it did both telling a story and delivering a message. At that

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