October 28, 2018
The windowless Beinecke Library floats over a stone plaza. Inside its cool waffeled shell, sunlight makes the white marble walls glow.
Nestled in this twilight is a six-story glass tower of old books. The muted leather spines rise just out of reach from the surrounding...
May 15, 2018
There's been talk lately about whether children's books should tackle hard subjects. This one's a no-brainer for me. They should.
Kids read for truth and their world is not the cheery candy-colored confection adults strive so mightily to create. They should be given hop...
What the Author Isn’t Saying
February 7, 2019
When Will Kidlit Leave the Printed Page?
How to bring your reader along: taking a page from...
September 25, 2018
writing for children
Mary Jane Nirdlinger