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Kirkus Reviews May 17
7 Imp. blogger Julie Danielson shares the picture books that are making her happy right now.
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Kirkus Reviews May 17
Publishers! Be sure to submit your titles by women authors, released in the UK or Ireland, for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation:
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Kirkus Reviews May 17
“Diverse books are sometimes reduced to a hashtag, but it’s actually a critical concept. Children must read books that showcase the diversity that they see around them.” —
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Kirkus Reviews May 17
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Kirkus Reviews May 17
A new study suggests just growing up around books boosts literacy, even if kids don't read them. We suppose that may be true, but we think that reading them is way more fun.
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Kirkus Reviews May 17
"A tour de force that will appeal to devoted baseball fans, architecture devotees, and even casual readers" star for
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Kirkus Reviews May 16
Great piece in "Muslims in YA | Great Books" by . They recommend some superlative titles that "express nuance and create empathy for a nonmonolithic group whose stories are often oversimplified."
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Kirkus Reviews May 16
John Burnham Schwartz joins us on this week's podcast to discuss The Red Daughter, inspired by the remarkable life of Svetlana Alliluyeva, the only daughter of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin:
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Kirkus Reviews May 15
Diversity and inclusion in children's books are so critical today. says, "It now means diversity in terms of who the main character is." Read the entire article here:
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Kirkus Reviews May 15
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Kirkus Reviews May 15
INDIGO GIRL by , the sequel to GADGET GIRL, is out today! "Kamata has created another engaging coming-of-age story about finding one’s place in the world."
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
Forever YA blogger Mandy Wan reviews Meredith Russo's emotional, winning novel, Birthday.
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
John Burnham Schwartz joins us on this week's podcast to discuss The Red Daughter, a novel inspired by the remarkable life of Svetlana Alliluyeva, whose 1967 defection from the Soviet Union caused an international uproar:
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
Happy book birthday to THE LOST COAST by ! In this novel, "a group of queer fledgling witches search for their friend in a small town among the redwoods of Northern California."
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
"A poignantly uplifting memoir of moving forward after terrible loss" on
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
"A cleareyed, highly personal view of a dark chapter in American history" on
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Jacqueline Woodson May 13
Does the world know how much I absolutely ADORE our new Young People's Poet Laureate? So much! Congrats And to you - You are phenomenal.
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
"An expert chronicle of the Earth that culminates in human civilization" on
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
"A welcome contribution to sports history, drawing attention to two extraordinary athletes for whom recognition is long overdue" on
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Kirkus Reviews May 14
"Well-sourced and well-paced, this book is full of surprises" on
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