This year’s total solar eclipse on August 21 is a big deal! It will be the first time a total solar eclipse has occurred from coast to coast in the United States since… Continue reading
Without great writing, the types of quality titles that Mackin and other book publishers/sellers put out on a consistent basis would not exist. As such, this Spark Post looks at the importance of… Continue reading
A few months ago I received a request to search for graphic novels with diverse characters. In my searching, I was surprised by the lack of titles with this criteria, especially with the… Continue reading
A look at the “X-Files: Origins” YA series, as well as some other fun paranormal/supernatural offerings… Zach K.
As spring is approaching (a little too soon in Minnesota this year), I can’t help but imagine the project-based learning activities I’d love to do with students if I could magically buzz back… Continue reading
One of my favorite things about my job here at Mackin is receiving advance reader copies (ARCs) from our publishers. In fact, the last cart of books brought to my desk contains ARCS… Continue reading
It isn’t easy to be the new kid. I know that from personal experience. I attended six different schools in five states before 7th grade, so there was a part of me that… Continue reading