October 24, 2016

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Growing Up Under the “Strain of Suspicion” | Marina Budhos’s “Watched”


Marina Budhos’s new book explores the impact surveillance has on a Muslim teen, his family, and his community.

The New Nonfiction—and Why It Matters | Consider the Source

Susan Campbell Bartoletti at ALA Annual 2012

One of the presentations that I had a chance to participate in at the American Library Association’s annual conference, in Anaheim, in June, featured some unexpected drama. On Sunday afternoon, Dr. Joe Sutcliff Sanders, Nina Lindsey, Jonathan Hunt, and authors Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Marina Budhos, and I were considering whether there’s a “new nonfiction,” if that even matters, and what kinds of nonfiction best serve today’s young readers.