A report on two events involving #WeNeedDiverseBooks, one focusing on young adult fiction, the other a picture book about a woman environmentalist in the Gambia
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In an essay for School Library Journal, Zetta Elliott makes a strong argument for self-publishing to achieve true diversity in children’s publishing.
The advance reviews of the book I translated from Portuguese, The World in a Second, have delivered a huge thumbs up and my first starred review ever.
Practical advice for people who want to move their Lego collection without taking the constructions apart.
The work of my friend Beverly Slapin leads to a discussion of humor and satire and the importance of dialogue rather than censorship.
The efforts of beloved local business Bis.co.latte against rent increases and standardization in NYC prompt reflection on suspense and protagonist agency.