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You know her. You love her. You love her books as well. So if you'd like a sneak peek at the latest Laurie Halse Anderson title, come and take a look at the cover of REBELLION 1776.
"The critics don't know. The creators don't know. The kids get to see a giant explosion!" We debate the true meaning of this 1968 Caldecott Award winner.
This is the kind of book that’s going to appeal to kids young and old. A contemporary classic with ingrained appeal and the occasional jolt of weirdness to keep things interesting.
"Kindred meets When You Reach Me." Today we talk with Kekla Magoon about her latest time traveling title and reveal her cover as well.
In celebration of Stead and Mass's latest collaboration, enjoy this dual interview and excerpt from THE LOST LIBRARY.
"Dying ain't important. Everybody does that. What matters is how well you do your living." Today on the podcast we discuss this Caldecott Honor-winning Lester/Pinkney collaboration and compare it to other John Henrys that are out there.
Today it is my very great pleasure to introduce to you the trailer for Lonely Bird, coming to us via Candlewick Press on October 10th. Created by artist/author Ruth Whiting it makes for an oddly ethereal trailer.
A squirrel heroine. An epic adventure. Delicious hints of familiar fairy tales (Little Red Riding Hood, naturally), and tasty treats. For the anxious child, Evergreen may well be the hero they’ve always needed.