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February 13, 2020

We're a few days late, because the conference threw off my posting schedule, but we're still here with Cover Collection, my so-far-weekly blog series in which I talk about book covers I love, and what I love about them.

This week, I want to highlight the cover of ORDINA...

February 3, 2020

Welcome to Cover Collection, my so-far-weekly-in-2020 blog series highlighting book covers that I love and breaking down what I love about them. This week, I want to talk about the cover of Tyler Johnson Was Here, a YA novel written by Jay Coles, with a gorgeous cover...

January 27, 2020

Today is the day! It's AWARDS day! And WHAT A DAY!

The American Library Association announced the Youth Media Awards today to much fanfare, and let me tell you, it was so thrilling to see books that I have read and loved being recognized for their excellence. I shouted...

January 20, 2020

Welcome to Cover Collection, my not-really-weekly-but-I-keep-trying blog series about the book covers I love and what makes them work. Today is Martin Luther King Day, and while there are a number of books with great covers about Martin Luther King Jr., I wanted to tak...

September 13, 2019

Welcome to Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series in which I talk about book covers I love and why I love them. This week, we have an extra-special post! The amazing, talented, and generous Debbie Ohi agreed to let me interview her about the cover of her pict...

July 30, 2019

Welcome to Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series in which I talk about book covers that I absolutely love, and break down what I love about them. This week, we're going to take a look at the positively luminous cover of Ali Benjamin's middle grade novel, THE...

July 24, 2019

Welcome to Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series in which I talk about book covers I love and why I love them. This week, I'm posting a couple days late (sorry! But I birthed a book into the world a few weeks ago, and things are kinda busier than I expected...

July 16, 2019

Welcome to Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series in which I talk about book covers I love and break down what makes them work. This week, we're doing something special: Mia Wenjen, co-founder of Multicultural Children's Book Day and blogger about diverse chi...

July 8, 2019

Welcome to Cover Collection, my mostly weekly blog series in which I talk about book covers I love and why I love them. This week, we're looking at the cover of LOLA SHAPES THE SKY, written by Wendy Greenley, illustrated by Paolo Domeniconi and designed by Rita Marshal...

July 1, 2019

Welcome to Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series in which I get excited about book covers I love and talk about why I love them.

Today, I'm doing something a little different. Usually, I talk about the cover of a book I've read. That allows me to touch on ele...

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