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recap: ALSC President’s Panel

June 29, 2018

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I think I’ve been home for three days now and I’m still not recovered from ALA. I’m mulling reflections of the event but, I have to post this recap of the ALSC President’s Panel. For some reason, ALA didn’t record the event. I’ve seen bootleg copies on Twitter  but I’ll be a bit more ethical about […]

IPOC Pride

June 9, 2018

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June is Pride month which makes it a great time to feature a few recent books written by IPOC authors with LGBT+ characters. King Geordi the Great by Gene Gant (Harmony Ink Press) Growing up means overcoming obstacles: facing reality even when it hurts, being brave enough to stand up for yourself, and being your own man […]

New Releases: June 2018

June 5, 2018

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All That I can Fix by Crystal Chan (Simon Pulse) YA In Makersville, Indiana, people know all about Ronney–he’s from that mixed-race family with the dad who tried to kill himself, the pill-popping mom, and the genius kid sister. If having a family like that wasn’t bad enough, the local eccentric at the edge of […]

Please, donate and share this post

June 4, 2018

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My dear friend and colleague, Sujei Lugo, is tireless in her work to put books into the hands of young people; books that authentically reflect who they are and that position them to create their own space in the world. One of her projects is to get books to young people in Puerto Rico and […]