Reflections

Meet the Team: Megan

By Hayley | February 23, 2019

Hayley interviews our Associate Editor and Staff Writer, Megan Saben.

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Pride and Prejudice: The Original and the Others

By Hayley | February 14, 2019

Three reviews of Pride and Prejudice retellings (Heartstone, Pride, and Unmarriageable) plus a review of the original version!

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Meet the Team: Betsy

By Hayley | February 2, 2019

As we head into 2019, we’re going to take some time and give you a behind-the-scenes look at the Redeemed Reader team. So, with Hayley …

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Jason Reynolds’s Track Series: A Winner for Middle Grades

By Betsy | February 1, 2019

Jason Reynolds is an author we’ve kept an eye on ever since his debut in 2015 with When I Was the Greatest. That novel, and …

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The Susan Pevensie Problem

By Janie | January 31, 2019

A new teen fantasy novel draws inspiration from Susan Pevensie’s rejection of Narnia to spin a similar tale. In the almost 70 years since C. …

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2019 ALA Youth Media Awards: the Redeemed Reader Team Reacts

By Betsy | January 28, 2019

This morning, the American Library Association (ALA) announced its Youth Media Awards. The ALA also welcomed awards announcements for titles awarded by the Asian/Pacific American …

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Prognosticating the Newberys, 2019 Edition

By Betsy | January 25, 2019

Janie, Betsy, and Hayley try their hand at prognosticating the Newbery (and other) awards which will be officially announced Monday. (Updated 1/28 with actual results/how we did.)

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Newbery Buzz #7: The Girl Who Drew Butterflies by Joyce Sidman

By Betsy | January 23, 2019

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies is a truly beautiful work of art, isn’t it, Megan? For readers who haven’t seen this gem yet, the book chronicles …

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Momlife: A Guest Post about Reading as a Mom

By Betsy | December 31, 2018

We welcome Bridgette Boudreaux today as she shares about her reading life as a mom.  Welcome, Bridgette! To start is great, to finish is divine …

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Reading Aloud to Tweens and Teens: A Guest Post about Kate Seredy’s books

By Betsy | December 28, 2018

Dawn Garrett joins us today to discuss reading Kate Seredy’s books aloud to her tweens and teens. For more about Dawn, see her bio below …

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