Michelle Markel, “Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead/Brave Girl” (Balzer + Bray, 2016,2013)
Michelle Markel, an award-winning author and former journalist who has written for The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times, talks about books she’s written about two strong and brave women Clara Lemlich and Hillary Rodham Clinton. The… Read More
Pamela S. Turner, “Crow Smarts/Samurai Rising” (HMH/Charlesbridge, 2016)
Award-winning author, Pamela S. Turner discusses two new books, Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the Worlds Smartest Bird (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2016), and Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune (Charlesbridge, 2016). In Crow Smarts,… Read More
Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham, “Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of the Law” (Oxford UP, 2016)
How can children grow to realize their inherent rights and respect the rights of others? In Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law (Oxford University Press, 2016), authors Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham explore this question… Read More
Debbie Levy, “I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark” (Simon and Schuster, 2016)
Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere. I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark (Simon and Schuster, 2016), a biographical… Read More
Laura Gehl, “Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick-or-Treating” (Farrar, Strus, and Giroux, 2016)
Peep cant wait for Halloween to start, but younger Egg has a long list of reasons to wish it would not. In a scene familiar to many families, the prospect of trick-or-treating conjures fun costumes and candy and games for… Read More
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