January 11, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Next up in our Mock Newbery discussion: TOO BRIGHT TO SEE by Kyle Lukoff, described by Heavy Medal Award Committee member Amanda Bishop as "a tender and beautiful book about identity, grief, and growing up."
October 13, 2021 by Steven Engelfried
2021 may be the year of the ghost in children's literature. Several of the year's best books prominently feature supernatural elements that are employed in highly original ways that lead to fresh explorations of racism, gender identity, self esteem and other topics that we don't often play a part in ghost stories...though we might expect them in Newbery Medal contenders.
by Steven Engelfried
The Classroom Bookshelf
by Denise Davila
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
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