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Ellen Myrick Publisher Preview: Fall 2023/Winter 2024 (Part Six – Diamond, Eye of Newt, & Floris Books)

The 2023 CYBILS Awards Wants YOU!

Squire & Knight | Review

Why Sad Books are Vital in Kidlit, a guest post by Cassandra Newbould

Review of the Day: Papá’s Magical Water-Jug Clock by Jesús Trejo, ill. Eliza Kinkz

Teen Titans | Series Review

“Enough with the chicken noises.” A guest post by Sean Ferrell

History is Not Dead! A guest post by Amy Nathan

Heists, Celebrity, and Mystery: An Interview with Nicholas Day About The Mona Lisa Vanishes

Jane Austen, Cowboys, and Comics, a guest post by Rey Terciero

Teens and Intimate Partner Violence: 12 Red Flags, a guest post by Mona Alvarado Frazier

Watch The Yarn LIVE with Kate DiCamillo at ALA!

Suee and the Strange White Light | This Week’s Comics

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Book Review: Code Red by Joy McCullough

Listen to Gene Luen Yang on TED Radio Hour

Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Anatole by Eve Titus, ill. Paul Gadone

Recent Graphic Novel Deals, Late May 2023 | News

A Case for Fun and Games, a guest post by Andrew Auseon


100 Scope Notes

Travis Jonker

A Fuse #8 Production

Elizabeth Bird

Good Comics for Kids

Brigid Alverson, Robin Brenner, Lori Henderson, Esther Keller, Michael May, J. Caleb Mozzocco, Mike Pawuk, Scott Robins, & Eva Volin

Heavy Medal: A Mock Newbery Blog

Steven Engelfried, Sharon McKellar, & Roxanne Hsu Feldman

Neverending Search

Joyce Valenza

Teen Librarian Toolbox

Karen Jensen, Heather Booth, Robin Willis, & Amanda MacGregor

The Classroom Bookshelf

Mary Ann Cappiello, Erika Thulin Dawes, Grace Enriquez, & Katie Cunningham

The Yarn

Travis Jonker & Colby Sharp


The 2023 CYBILS Awards Wants YOU!

Travis Jonker

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15 Coming-of-Age Middle Grade Novels and High-Interest Nonfiction for Tweens | We Are Kid Lit Collective

Sam Bloom, Edith Campbell, Sujei Lugo Vázquez, and Lyn Miller-Lachmann

Understanding the Complex World of Superhero Publishing

Brigid Alverson

14 Animated Picture Books, Discussable Documentaries & Eye-Opening DVDs

Maggie Knapp


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