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December 20, 2014

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Blink’s Three-Book Giveaway: ‘Doon’, ‘Aquifer’, and ‘Running Lean’

Aquifer cover

Blink, the new YA imprint from HarperCollins, is offering free copies of books on their inaugural list to 10 teens who want to immerse themselves in a new read this holiday season.

Connections That Count: Audiobooks that Highlight Kids’ Meaningful Relationships | Listen In

Illustration by E. B. Lewis from Jacqueline Woodson’s The Other Side.
Courtesy of Weston Woods.

With another school year on the horizon, the focus of August’s Listen In column is on the relationships that children and teens make—with other kids and with adults—to help them navigate the stormy waters of growing up. The ten audiobooks featured are excellent for group listening and for generating discussions about what’s happening to the young people in the stories, from the poignant depiction of friendship in The Other Side to the real drama wrought by abuse in Eleanor and Park.