Top Ten Tuesday: Oh Canada

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme started by thebrokeandbookish.com. Today in honour of Canada Day, we’re going to list our favourite children’s Canadian Lit. This will be more difficult for some of us than others. Haha. Nafiza Let’s see… Sorrow’s Knot and Plain Kate both by Erin Bow Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Ultraviolet by R. …

The Cover Wars

In consideration of covers and their back copy. Join in! It’s not easy being an undercover restaurant critic—especially when you’re only twelve years old! After successfully completing her first restaurant review for the New York Standard newspaper, Gladys Gatsby is looking forward to a quiet summer of cooking and eating. …

Realistic Stories: The Next Big Thing?

I’m often asked – whether while working at Kaleidoscope or at conferences or in general conversation – what’s the next big thing going to be in children’s and young adult literature? I have to admit, my most common answer is: “Time Travel, I just know it’s coming back.” But that’s mostly …