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Book Review: All the Fighting Parts by Hannah V. Sawyerr

What Makes a Story a Fairy Tale? A guest post by Emma Steinkellner

Peter Brown and the WILD ROBOT Trilogy

Book Review: Kin: Rooted in Hope by Carole Boston Weatherford, Jeffery Boston Weatherford (Illustrator)

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Seeing Yourself in a Story, a guest post by Michelle Mohrweis

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Building an African Fantasy World for Goddess Crown, a guest post by Shade Lapite

The Yarn: Not Just for Your Ears!

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The Critical Need for Environmentally Focused Rural YA Books, a guest post by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

Stories Are Everywhere, a guest post by Kate Albus

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A Conversation with Lane Smith

Loving Home, a guest post by Ellen Hagan

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Recycling Shelved Manuscripts – Your Words Are Never Wasted! A guest post by G. Z. Schmidt

In Defense of Scary Reads, a guest post by Mark Fearing

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The Role of Horror in Life and Kid Lit, a guest post by Ciera Burch

Book Review: True True by Don P. Hooper

Book Mail: New books from Chris Lynch, Hena Khan, Kalynn Bayron, Michael Rex, and so many other great authors!

SLJ Reviews 4 Video Games to Transport Players to Fantasy Worlds

Spirits and Superstitions: Writing a Reality Steeped in the Supernatural, a guest post by Vanessa Montalban

Brand New on The Yarn Podcast: Chris Baron’s THE GRAY

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Post-It Note Reviews: 14 quick reviews of recent MG and YA books

Using the Feelings of Childhood Memories to Find the Heart of a Story, a guest post by Sharelle Byars Moranville

Behind the Scenes of A WORK IN PROGRESS with Jarrett Lerner

11 Family Music Albums to Get Kids Moving

Beads on a Necklace: A Story Collective, a guest post by Kimberly Behre Kenna

The Curious League of Influencers and Thieves, a guest post by Tom Phillips

There’s No Right Way to Do Grief, a guest post by Shideh Etaat

My Loneliness is Killing Me, a guest post by Amelia Diane Coombs

‘That dark period forever cured me of procrastination’ Kate DiCamillo on The Yarn Podcast (Pt. 2)

Book Review: Ever Since by Alena Bruzas

Can’t wait For Barbie? Try these graphic novels!

Book mail: A locked-room mystery, kid detectives, a coven of survivors, and more!

The Lightning Capital of the World, a guest post written and illustrated by Malavika Kannan

A Satisfying Leap, a guest post by Toni Buzzeo

Book Review: Fatima Tate Takes the Cake by Khadijah VanBrakle

How the Pandemic and Violence Against Asian and Asian Americans shaped LOVE & RESISTANCE, a guest post by Kara H. L. Chen

In Conversation: Ron Roy and Kayla Whaley discuss A to Z Animal Mysteries

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Post-It Note Reviews: Quick peeks at a handful of new titles

“Do I Need to Read Jane Austen Before I Read Your Books?” A guest post by Tirzah Price

Candy Crush and Redbull: Another SPEED ROUND on The Yarn Podcast

An identity formed through protesting: How the 2019 Hong Kong protests were shaped by young people, a guest post by K. X. Song

Leap of Faith, a guest post by Maura Jortner

Handle with Care: “delicate” topics in books for teens, a guest post by author Gigi Griffis

Writing a Story: When the illustration Comes First, a guest post by Chrissie Krebs

Book Mail: 24 new middle grade and YA titles for the summer and fall

On The Yarn Podcast: Aubrey Hartman

Books As Agents of Change, a guest post by Khadijah VanBrakle

The inspiration behind EVERYONE WANTS TO KNOW, a guest post by Kelly Loy Gilbert

Fear Itself: How Anxiety and Horror Walk Hand in Hand, a guest post by Kyrie McCauley

Top 25 Titles at My School: Graphic Novels and Mauds Reign Supreme!

Why Sad Books are Vital in Kidlit, a guest post by Cassandra Newbould

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Jane Austen, Cowboys, and Comics, a guest post by Rey Terciero

In the Tunnel: One Companion Novel’s Purpose, a guest post by Julie Lee

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Cute, Sensitive, Funny: Creating A Happily Ever After, a guest post by India Hill Brown

Back in the (Literary) Saddle, a guest post by Jessica Burkhart

A Podcast Experiment: SPEED ROUND w/ Marla Frazee, Dan Santat, Doug Salati, and Amina Luqman-Dawson.

LOST IN TAIWAN: The Story Behind My New Graphic Novel, a guest post by Mark Crilley

GROWING UP GAY IN THE 80s: Two very close friends dealing with the same secret in very different ways, a guest post by Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, and Carlyn Greenwald

Book Review: Pardalita by Joana Estrela, Lyn Miller-Lachmann (Translator)

Book Mail: 39 books out between now and November!

Alena Bruzas in Conversation with Robin Alvarez

When Passions Collide to Create Books for Kids, a guest post by Jenna Yoon

A Different Kind of Coming Out Story, a guest post by Alex Crespo

Laurel Snyder is Now on The Yarn

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Over on The Yarn Podcast . . . Jon Agee and More

Writing & Rewriting THE WEIGHT OF EVERYTHING, a guest post by Marcia Argueta Mickelson

The Leopard in the Mirror, a guest post by Nizrana Farook

Beach Kids Feel No Pain: Growing Up On, and Writing About, the Jersey Shore, a guest post by Nicole Melleby

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Setting and Specificity: We Will Meet You There, a guest post by Polly Farquhar

15 Middle Grade & YA Graphic Novels & Audiobooks for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

How BUFFALO FLATS Flattened Me: Turning Your Family History into Historical Fiction, a guest post by Martine Leavitt

Book Mail: Fake dating, trans magic, a rap contest, an elite competition, and more!

Jenika, a guest post by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

The Ballad of Book Number Nine, a guest post by Michael D. Beil

Post-It Reviews:

Post-It Reviews: A pandemic mystery, a speculative memoir, an anthology about periods, and so many other great new books!

Sometimes, you just need to listen to your art-self . . . a guest post by Patricia Ward

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11 Children's Music Albums for Libraries, Road Trips, and All-Around Fun

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A Vanishing of Authors, a guest post by S. A. Patrick

Your Body Belongs to You, guest post by Ruchira Gupta

Peaches on Ice, a guest post by Erin Soderberg Downing

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