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In His Own Words: Walter Dean Myers

Last week, the kid lit community lost one of its giants when Walter Dean Myers passed away. Credited with writing over ...

Black History in YA Fiction: A Time Line

It’s black history month, and rather than offer up a straightforward book list of young adult titles that highlight aspects ...

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 ...

Kids Read the Wrongest Things

I wonder what would happen if, for just one moment, everybody stopped worrying about the books that kids are or ...