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In the aftermath of the inauguration, many members of the Minnesota children’s literature community gathered virtually on the MN Kidlit Facebook page. Words matter. No one knows this more than the dedicated souls who write and illustrate for youth. We … Continue reading
I spent Saturday with one thousand teenagers at the TeenLit Con. The day-long event hosted TEN big-name young adult and graphic novel authors including: Steve Brezenoff, Kirstin Cronn-Mills, , Gayle Forman, Jonathan Friesen, Rebecca Hahn, Patrick Jones, E Lockhart, Matt de … Continue reading
Certain stories stick with me – some like the tenacious plantar wart that won’t go away despite liquid nitrogen, scalpel debridement, and acid – others like the varicella virus, lying dormant for years before emerging again as a painful red … Continue reading
I’m not a bookworm. I did not spend childhood with my nose buried in the pages of Harry Potter or the Magic Treehouse series or Wimpy Kid. Sure, plenty of great books existed in the dark ages of my youth. … Continue reading