New Releases: June

  The Truth Against the World by Sarah Jamila Stevenson; Flux In her parents’ San Francisco flat, Olwen Nia Evans, Wyn for short, has been having unsettling dreams about her family’s past in Wales. But her dreams don’t match up with what she’s been told by her dying grandmother, Rhiannon. On the other side of the… Read More New Releases: June

book review: Saving Kabul Corner

title: Saving Kabul Corner author: N. H. Senzai date: Simon and Schuster; 2014 main character: Ariana Shinwari synopsis: From Afghanistan to America, family matters most in this companion to Shooting Kabul, which Kirkus Reviews called “an ambitious story with much to offer.” A rough and tumble tomboy, twelve-year-old Ariana couldn’t be more different from her… Read More book review: Saving Kabul Corner

Guest Post: Ayanna Coleman

An assistantship with The Center for Children’s Books (CCB) during her time at GSLIS at the University of Illinois  Urbana-Champagin provided Ayanna Coleman with the knowledge and skills she needs to navigate the publishing world, and this past December she used that knowledge to  launched her own literary agency, Quill Shift Literary Agency. Quill Shift Literary Agency handles all… Read More Guest Post: Ayanna Coleman