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Published: Apr 29, 2024

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Featured Booklist: Gryphon Award:
Kid's Books
Unlock the magic of children's literature with the Gryphon Award! Recognizing books that expertly bridge the gap between read-aloud delights and independent reading thrills, this prestigious award celebrates captivating stories that ignite imaginations and inspire young readers to explore the wonders of the written word. Explore this Booklist.

Author and Book Art
Following the journey of a young girl as she connects to the ancestry, land, and culture of her native Hawai'i, Aloha Everything (Red Comet Press, 2024) will inspire readers to discover the beauty of their own homeland. Author Kaylin Melia George and illustrator Mae Waite share how their personal connections to the island came together to create this magical story filled with stunning illustrations that brightly capture the text. Explore Virtual Book Tour Posts.

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Rex Ogle's new memoir, Road Home (Norton, 2024), reflects on both his own education and the media young people encounter today, Ogle makes the case for youth literature that opens conversations some educators and parents might prefer to avoid. Explore Guest Author Posts.

In this Meet-the-Author Recording, Yamile Saied Méndez shares her writing journey behind the Pura Belpré Award winning title, Furia (Algonquin, 2020). Méndez explores themes of gender inequality, feminism, and the pursuit of dreams in a changing world. Browse TeachingBooks Meet the Author Recordings.
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