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Kelly Jensen

Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She's the editor/author of (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen.

On the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book Challenges

Banned Books Week is a annual “celebration” to raise awareness about books that have been challenged or banned — it’s ...

Hunger Games Covers From Around The World

September 14 marks the fifth anniversary of the publication of Suzanne Collins’ world-wide phenomenon The Hunger Games. Since it came out ...

Books for Boys and Books for Girls: Problems with Gendered Reading

We can be our own worst enemies when it comes to teaching kids how to love reading. We tell boys ...

Doing Time: Stories of Juvenile Delinquents

I finished watching Orange is the New Black a few weeks ago, and what really stuck with me was the way the ...

Five Books to Watch For in September

September is jam-packed with a lot of great new releases — it’s a nice send-off to summer and a welcome ...

LEGO Libraries and Bookstores

No one needs to tell book lovers about the joy and wonders of exploring a library or a bookstore. But ...

Ridiculous Ways the Internet Explains Why Adults Read YA

Roughly once a week, there’s a new blog post or news story popping up somewhere that talks about why it ...

Mail Call: Kid Lit Stamps From Around the World

Earlier this summer, Canada Post honored Stella — the title character of a series of picture books by author Marie-Louise ...

Sex in YA Fiction, or “Fifty Shades for Kids”

Adults can get uptight quickly about sex in YA books. In some cases, it’s merited: parents want to be the ...

Teen Girl Sleuths to Read While You’re Waiting for Veronica Mars

Did you catch the stream of the Veronica Mars panel at Comic-Con with exclusive footage for the fan-funded movie? Excited ...