Beast Rider offers a sympathetic take on the immigration issue through the experience of one Mexican boy.
Naima loves to draw, but how can she use that gift to help her poor Bangladeshi family earn some much needed income?
Chiko and Tu Reh learn to face challenges and love their enemies in modern day, war-torn Burma in this realistic fiction novel for teens. Starred review.
To “pay attention” to the world around you is rule #1 of a life well lived, as this winning middle-grade novel shows
Three recent novels for middle-grade through YA feature characters with schizophrenia or depression.
A teenage Syrian refugee is the “Nowhere Boy” whose fate falls into the hands of an American 13-year-old.
The Parker Inheritance, the latest by Varian Johnson, is a different sort of book from his light-hearted, fun middle grades heist novels (see The Great …
Then end of the year is the beginning of buildup to the annual American Library Association (ALA) “Youth Media Awards,” culminating in the announcement of …