Middle-Grade novels in verse have been around for a while. Not sure what that is? Novels in verse are novels written in stanzas, pretty much like poetry. Still they weave in dialogue, characters, and all the elements of a novel. These are 30 of the very best ones.
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina’s Voice comes a new story inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia.
Hena Khan and I talk about her love for Little Women, why she finally started to believe she could write books for a living, and the best writing advice she's ever received.
30 hopeful middle-grade books about mental illness accurately depicting the struggles of mental health issues -- from anxiety (OCD, PTSD), hoarding, schizophrenia, and major depression.
August has been a wild ride -- on and offline -- with a ton of reviews, book lists and interviews on this blog! Summer is also winding down and the air is starting to feel different with kids returning to school and Instagram travel posts slowing down. I also have some news for all the readers who enjoy this monthly collection of links and favorites.
20 of the best YA books about food. These YA books with a food theme make for yummy, but contemplative reads
With a new month comes new releases — say hello to September 2019 book releases! Fall is a MASSIVE season in the publishing industry, so there are a TON of books coming out between September to November.
Paula Chase's Dough Boys is an emotion-charged middle-grade novel about two boys navigating their changing friendship while caught up with a local drug ring.
Author Paula Chase discusses why she writes about teen friendships, her characters' authentic voices, and her future as a middle-grade author.
It's the summer of 1979, 14-year-old Beverly Tapinski leaves home and arrives at the Seahorse Court RV community in Florida. She's grieving the death of her (and the Three Rancheros' dog, Buddy) and has left her friend Raymie without even saying goodbye.