This guest blog is by Salihah ‘Sasa’ Aakil, one of the authors of I Am the Night Sky, a collection of poems, essays, artwork, and stories by 10 Muslim American teens that explore what it means to be young and Muslim in America today. The book was published by Shout Mouse Press, a DC-based nonprofit … [Read more...] about All the Ways I Learned to Become the Night Sky as a Muslim Teen
Today we are thrilled to reveal the cover for THE TALK: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE, LOVE & TRUTH edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson. The book will be released on September 29, 2020, by Crown Books for Young Readers. Preorder here! In the powerful follow-up to We Rise, We Resist, We … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal: THE TALK edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WNDB Announces the Winner of Its 2019 Young Adult Short Story Contest Jenni Balch to receive cash prize and have her winning short story published in A Universe of Wishes anthology, coming Spring 2021 from Random House Children’s Books February 5, 2020 New York, NY … [Read more...] about WNDB Announces the Winner of Its 2019 Young Adult Short Story Contest
By Sarah Prager Happy LGBTQ+ History Month! I have loved LGBTQ+ history since I figured out as a preteen I was a part of that community. Getting to know my ancestors’ stories was a way I found my sense of self and community as a teen. They let me know I wasn’t alone and I wasn’t the first one to … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t There More LGBTQ+ People in History Books?