Category: Diversity

Happy Book Birthday to A GRANDMA’S MAGIC + 6 Qs for author Charlotte Offsay + 3 Book Pairings!

Charlotte Offsay‘s new picture book, A Grandma’s Magic, illustrated by Asa Gilland (Doubleday Books for Young Readers), released April 5, 2022–and we’re keeping the celebration going! “A Grandma’s Magic is a picture book celebration of grandmothers and all the ways in which they are magical. It is for kids who ache at the end of a… Read more »

9 Qs with Helen Wu 吴卉婷 + a #giveaway = Happy Book Birthday to TOFU TAKES TIME!

Happy (almost) Book Birthday to TOFU TAKES TIME by Helen Wu 吴卉婷, Illus. by Julie Jarema, Beaming Books, which releases April 19th! Preorder now, or request it at your library and get some COOL gifts! “Tofu Takes Time is lovely in its simplicity and magical in its proportions. This is a story of a granddaughter and… Read more »

8 Qs with Jeanne Walker Harvey about her new #NF #PB ABLAZE WITH COLOR: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas = Happy Book Birthday!

2.22.22 feels like a lucky day, doesn’t it? And we have the excellent good fortune of celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth with the Book Birthday of ABLAZE WITH COLOR: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas by Jeanne Walker Harvey, Illus. Loveis Wise, Harper Collins. Check out these STARRED reviews “This charming biography’s title describes not only Alma Thomas’… Read more »

6 Qs with #debut #mg #superhero author Shawn Peters about THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER & a super #Giveaway–WOW!

We had so much fun talking to Shawn Peters about his superhero adventure book, THE UNFORGETTABLE LOGAN FOSTER, that we decided to do a two part interview. And this time, the #Giveaway details are included. ICYMI Part 1 of our interview is here. Packed with superheroes, supervillains, and epic showdowns between good and evil, The Unforgettable Logan… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU + 10 Qs with Benson Shum!

It’s our first Book Birthday celebration of 2022 and I’m happy to welcome author/illustrator (and Disney animator) Benson Shum. His latest book, ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU (Roaring Brook), is the sweetest! But don’t take my word for it. “[E]ngaging and heartwarming. . . . A tongue-in-cheek bildungsroman spun around celebrating differences and the underrated superpowers… Read more »