The Shape of Thunder by Jasmine Warga is on sale on May 11, 2021. Order it here. By Nawal Q. Casiano and Cornelius Minor Jasmine Warga follows difficult questions. She follows the curiosities of her two young kids and follows the questions of all the students she writes for, because, to hear her … [Read more...] about Jasmine Warga’s The Shape of Thunder Is About Difficult, Beautiful Things
By Rosie J. Pova Sunday Rain by Rosie J. Pova, illustrated by Amariah Rauscher, is on sale now. There probably isn't a child who, at some point in their life, hasn't been in a situation of being the new kid. Whether they're just starting daycare, school, enrolling in a sport's group, or moving … [Read more...] about How Can Parents and Teachers Help New Kids Adjust?
Today we are thrilled to reveal the cover for The Insiders by Mark Oshiro. Cover art by Helder Oliveira and book design by Jessie Gang. The book will be released on September 21, 2021, by HarperCollins. Read the first chapter of The Insiders below, and preorder here! Back home in San Francisco, … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for The Insiders by Mark Oshiro
Today we are thrilled to reveal the cover for Jo Jo Makoons: The Used-to-Be Best Friend by Dawn Quigley, illustrated by Tara Audibert. Cover art by Tara Audibert. Cover design by Andrea Vandergrift. The book will be released on May 11, 2021, by Heartdrum. Preorder here and here! Hello/Boozhoo—meet … [Read more...] about Cover Reveal for Jo Jo Makoons by Dawn Quigley, Illustrated by Tara Audibert
By Alaina Leary Today we’re pleased to welcome Paula Chase to the WNDB blog to discuss her MG novel Turning Point, out September 15, 2020! Distance threatens to tear apart a friendship. That is, of course, if a secret doesn’t ruin it first. Told in dual perspectives, this provocative … [Read more...] about Q&A With Paula Chase, Turning Point
Today we’re pleased to welcome Bethany C. Morrow to the WNDB blog to discuss her YA novel A Song Below Water, out June 2, 2020! Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to keep her siren identity under wraps in a society that wants to keep her kind under lock and key. Never mind she's also … [Read more...] about Q&A With Bethany C. Morrow, A Song Below Water