February 24th-March 1st is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Here we will be sharing some great books, both non-fiction and fiction to help provide information and help anyone struggling feel less alone.
The We Need Diverse Books Walter Awards Judging Committee has selected the Winners and Honorees for the fifth annual Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children’s Literature. These are:
THE WALTER AWARD, Teen Category
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, Mariko Tamaki (author) and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell (illustrator)
Ah, we're at the beginning of a new year (and decade!). The prospect of staring down months of post-holiday winter might make a lot of folks grumpy, but I LOVE the beginning of a new year. It’s like opening a brand new notebook, or a fresh jar of peanut butter. Fresh opportunity as far as the eye can see. It’s a time to set goals, and what goal is better than improving your reading life?
Here are some ideas for successful reading resolutions in 2020:
The weather’s cold, it’s dark outside and you have a hankering for something warm and tasty. These cookbooks will help you whip up some deliciousness to brighten your winter days.
Sweet Revenge: Passive-Aggressive Desserts for Your Exes & Enemies by Heather Kim. Filled with recipes like What a Piece of Sheet Cake or Every Day I Regret Us S’More, this snarky and sarcastic cookbook will add a lot of sweetness to that bitter break-up.
It’s no secret that this is my favorite time of year - pumpkin patches, crunchy leaves, cooler weather, and of course spooooooky books! But what to read? Something that will leave you sleeping with the lights on? Something a little less terrifying and more atmospheric? Something funny and scary? Whether you’re looking to have your blood chilled, or just want something a little spooky to get you into the Halloween spirit, we’ve got you covered.
The school year is in full swing, which means that you, dear reader, most likely have some reading assignments looming on the horizon. Whether you’re in AP classes or not, English teachers LOVE to assign books that are likely to crop up on the AP literature test. But that list is huge, and figuring out which books you might actually enjoy reading can be daunting. Fear not! Here is a list of amazing AP books that read a lot like some much more recent popular young adult titles.