June 20, 2018

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Last Licks, or ALL the Books

Today, we’re covering all the books! Ok, not all — but the last of the big hitters that we’re covering. (Note that as always, we didn’t get to everything. And this year, which has been an astoundingly rich year, that may just mean we didn’t even get to the winner, because there is SO MUCH […]

Robin Benway Opens Up About Her National Book Award–Winning YA Novel

The YA lit expert talks to the author about her acclaimed adoption-focused YA novel, her writing process, and what’s next.

This article was published in School Library Journal's January 2018 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Robin Benway Wins 2017 National Book Award

Benway took home the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for her YA novel “Far From the Tree.”