By Shannon Rygg Today we’re pleased to welcome Michelle Quach to the WNDB blog to discuss Not Here to Be Liked. How would you pitch Not Here to Be Liked to readers in two sentences or less? When Eliza Quan gets snubbed as editor-in-chief of the school paper for a less qualified but more … [Read more...] about Q&A With Michelle Quach, Not Here to Be Liked
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How to Win A Slime War by Mae Respicio comes out September 14, 2021. We revealed the cover for the book here. by Mae Respicio It’s here! I’m thrilled to share my newest middle grade novel, HOW TO WIN A SLIME WAR. This one’s all about a creative, empathetic boy who finds his voice with the help … [Read more...] about How To Win A Slime War Is the Book Mae Respicio Has Wanted Since Childhood
By Sara Conway Today we're pleased to welcome Meredith Ireland to the WNDB blog to discuss her young adult novel The Jasmine Project, out September 7, 2021! Jenny Han meets The Bachelorette in this effervescent romantic comedy about a teen Korean American adoptee who unwittingly finds herself … [Read more...] about Q&A With Meredith Ireland, The Jasmine Project
Today we are thrilled to reveal the cover for The Leaping Laddoo by Harshita Jerath, illustrated by Kamala M. Nair. The cover art was designed by Kamala M. Nair. The book will be released in March 2022, by Albert Whitman & Company. Pre-order The Leaping Laddoo. Mrs. Kapoor makes a laddoo … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for The Leaping Laddoo by Harshita Jerath, Illustrated by Kamala M. Nair
The Many Meanings of Meilan by Andrea Wang is on sale now. By Nawal Qarooni Casiano To read this book is to be enveloped in the warm embrace of a wonderfully nuanced young girl whose emotional ups and downs are exactly as they should be: Nebulous and sometimes spiraling but gloriously … [Read more...] about The Many Meanings of Meilan Explores Identity and Grief
By Sara Conway Today we’re pleased to welcome Maggie P. Chang to the WNDB blog to discuss her graphic novel Geraldine Pu and Her Lunch Box, Too!, out June 29, 2021! Meet spunky, funny, and friendly Geraldine Pu as she takes on a bully and makes a new friend in this first book in a new Level 3 … [Read more...] about Q&A With Maggie P. Chang, Geraldine Pu and Her Lunch Box, Too!
By Alaina Leary Today we’re pleased to welcome Katie Zhao to the WNDB blog to discuss her young adult novel How We Fall Apart, out August 3, 2021! Read an excerpt of How We Fall Apart below. In a YA thriller that is Crazy Rich Asians meets One of Us is Lying, students at an elite prep school … [Read more...] about Q&A With Katie Zhao, How We Fall Apart