African-American

Coretta Scott King Awards 2020

Another award given out this month was the Coretta Scott King awards.  This group of awards recognizes African-American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for […]

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Newbery Awards 2020

The John Newbery Medal is the big one.  It is given out to the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature each year.  The medal winner […]

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YA Books For Adults!

Adults can sometimes forget the tumultuous travails of teenagehood, and that teenagers (or authors writing as teenagers) can teach you something. Whether the setting is […]

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Enlightening Historical Fiction

Jack Ford’s compelling, historical novel, Chariot on the Mountain, is based on little known events that took place in Rappahannock County,Virginia and Pennsylvania in 1849. On slave […]

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