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Writers on Writing:NonFiction/Tonya Bolden

February 3, 2016


Nonfiction can feel  like a stepchild of children’s literature. When we look at numbers that relate how few books are written by American Indians and authors of color we’re only considering works of fiction. Sometimes there are no clear lines between these genres. Memoirs can be fiction (Brown Girl Dreaming; Woodson) or nonfiction (Becoming Maria). […]

February Releases

February 3, 2016

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New release for February include debut authors Heidi Heilig and co-authors Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas. What?! I missed a book? List it in the comments! Firelight (Amulet #7) by Kazu Kibuishi; Scholastic Emily, Trellis, and Vigo visit Algos Island, where they can access and enter lost memories. They’re hoping to uncover the events of Trellis’s […]