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Sarah Hannah Gómez

Formerly a school librarian, Sarah Hannah Gómez is a doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona, studying children's and young adult literature with a minor in social, cultural, and critical theory. Find her on Twitter, Instagram, and Clubhouse @shgmclicious

Customized Swag Made With Literary Digital Prints

Find your next project in designing bookish decor for your home with these literary digital prints up for purchase and reuse.

Here’s What You Need to Know about Florida’s Critical Race Theory Ban

On Thursday, Florida passed a law forbidding the teaching of critical race theory in schools. Here's what that means and why it matters.

10 Fascinating American Cultural Histories

Whether you're an anthropology professor or an everyday reader, these American cultural history books should pique your interest.

How to Navigate the World of Literature for Grownups

Looking to venture outside of YA? Find 7 tips for how to find books for adults for YA readers wading through the sea of grownup books.

A Brief History of Reading is Fundamental

If you're a bookish person in the U.S., you've probably heard of Reading is Fundamental. Get a brief history on the literacy program here.

Children’s Books That Contextualize, Correct, or Challenge Classic Kid Lit

If you've heard some recent headlines around challenges to classic kid lit and want stories that do better, check out these children's books.

I’ll Take a Side of Illustration With That

Why is it only kids who get illustrated novels? Read on to find out why one reader wants to see some illustrations in books for adults.

The Books the Hey YA Podcast Hosts Are Most Obsessed With

Since September 2017, the Hey YA podcast has recommended and chatted about more than 1300 unique titles. Here are the most-mentioned ones.

Picture Books Are the Best Way to Learn Science: A Reading List

You’d be surprised how much even adults can learn about science from these fantastic nonfiction picture books, including Island: A Story of the Galapagos by Jason Chin.

9 Books to Read After Watching Meghan and Harry on Oprah

Still baffled by the royals' treatment of Meghan Markle after watching Meghan and Harry on Oprah? Here are some books for insight.