"In music, impact comes from steady improvement, pruning, intensifying, through intelligence, sensitivity."
“The roots are messy indeed, but the tree blossoming from them is brilliant.”
“The reader closes the covers more frustrated than enlightened.”
Foreshadow: Stories to Celebrate the Magic of Reading and Writing YA is a fantastic book. Full stop.
“Villalobos’ book is the type that readers will want to read for a second time. Highly recommended as a piece of good teen nonfiction.”
"Homa found another way to record her thoughts. 'I used the tail of my toothbrush to write on the wall. The act of writing helped me memorize my thoughts.'”
This book about a young transgender (trans) man is simply brilliant.
This unique graphic novel deserves high praise for direction and purpose.
“This courageous memoir is a worthy addition to the growing trans canon.”
“a vitally important book.”
Social media is a pervasive presence in teenage lives nowadays, yet there is a double standard, as there has always been in the female narrative: Rather than teaching boys not to rape or peers not
“a highly readable book which is much more than casual journalism . . .”
“To the Mountaintop speaks to the power of the press in both accelerating and deepening public awareness of inequality, as journalists such as Ms.
“The latest graphic novel from Doug TenNapel proves once again that a full story can be told in pictures, and that it can be as affecting and detailed as it could be in book form. . . .