Posted on 04/12/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s hard not to love J.K. Rowling for not just her literature, but for her insistence on helping others. This tim...

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Posted on 03/22/2019 at 04:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new study found a significant increase in the number of U.S. children’s books that include diverse characters. T...

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Posted on 03/21/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember turning twenty-five? You probably wondered where your youth had gone (oh, how you now laugh at that thought) an...

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Posted on 03/12/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another timely author interview: During the internet’s thirtieth birthday month, NPR hosted the illustrator of a n...

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Posted on 03/11/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

At first, we thought of introducing Aida Salazar’s coming-of-age story as appropriate for Women’s History Mo...

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Posted on 03/05/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps we’re not alerting you to the fact that another YA novelist has pulled their work due to criticisms over t...

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Posted on 02/28/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The depictions of minorities in many classic works have received intense scrutiny in recent years. That scrutiny has ins...

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Posted on 02/14/2019 at 11:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ta-Nehisi Coates has gained quite the literary reputation for his nonfiction; this year, he’ll be adding fiction t...

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Posted on 02/07/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Teacher Alicia D. Williams followed the Toni Morrison playbook for her first novel. Williams watched kindergartners from...

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Posted on 02/01/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A much-hyped young-adult novel has been pulled from publication after readers complained about its depiction of slavery....

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