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
I love nonfiction! And 2016 has seen so many wonderful nonfiction titles for young readers. Here are some of my favorites—and though my nonfiction TBR list is quite lengthy, I’m always looking for… Continue reading
So many books, so little space in a blog post! These are my favorite fiction titles from 2016, which makes this a highly personal list. I like to read books in almost every… Continue reading