Review: Votes for Women!

Votes for Women! American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot by Winifred Conkling Algonquin Young Readers, February 13, 2018 Grades 8-12, 320 pages Here’s what the publisher says about Votes for Women!: For nearly 150 years, American women did not have the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, they won that right, when Read More …

Be a Changemaker is a Cybils award finalist!

I woke up this morning to news that Be a Changemaker made the list of finalists for the 2014 Children’s and Young Adult Blogger’s Literary Award, better known as the Cybils, in the Nonfiction for Young Adults category. What a way to kick off 2015! The nominations in this category were varied and impressive, and Read More …

Review: Start It Up teen nonfiction

START IT UP by Kenrya Rankin is a must-have resource for teen (and even middle-grade) readers who wish to start any kind of business, whether it be for profit, nonprofit, or mixed. The book is clearly written and easy to understand, yet includes a wealth of information for young entrepreneurs. The design is clean and functional, with pullouts Read More …