Posts Tagged: Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynold’s “Long Way Down” to Take Graphic Novel Form

Jason Reynolds’s powerhouse novel Long Way Down came out in October 2017. It’s about a fifteen-year-old boy named Will whose brother is shot and killed. He feels responsible to seek vengeance on the killer. He takes the elevator down eight floors

Jason Reynold’s “Long Way Down” to Take Graphic Novel Form

Jason Reynolds’s powerhouse novel Long Way Down came out in October 2017. It’s about a fifteen-year-old boy named Will whose brother is shot and killed. He feels responsible to seek vengeance on the killer. He takes the elevator down eight floors

My First Podcast Interview! I Give Tips on How to Help Kids Choose Books and I Share Some Favorite Titles

It was my honor to be included in a podcast with this mission statement: “In this podcast, we share conversations with librarians, educators, and readers about the children’s books that can be bridges across our cultural divides…the books that can

My First Podcast Interview! I Give Tips on How to Help Kids Choose Books and I Share Some Favorite Titles

It was my honor to be included in a podcast with this mission statement: “In this podcast, we share conversations with librarians, educators, and readers about the children’s books that can be bridges across our cultural divides…the books that can

Jason Reynold’s “For Everyone” is a Poem, a Nod, a Nothing to Lose

The beautiful, slim new volume by Jason Reynolds is all things and nothing. He explains in the preface that parts of the piece began when he was a young man and he didn’t know exactly what he was writing, he

Jason Reynold’s “For Everyone” is a Poem, a Nod, a Nothing to Lose

The beautiful, slim new volume by Jason Reynolds is all things and nothing. He explains in the preface that parts of the piece began when he was a young man and he didn’t know exactly what he was writing, he

What’s Making Me Happy This Week: Jason Reynolds and Glen Weldon

As a long time fan of Jason Reynolds, it has been a sheer delight to watch his star rise over the past year. My first introduction to Jason was with his book My Name is Jason. Mine Too. It’s a

What’s Making Me Happy This Week: Jason Reynolds and Glen Weldon

As a long time fan of Jason Reynolds, it has been a sheer delight to watch his star rise over the past year. My first introduction to Jason was with his book My Name is Jason. Mine Too. It’s a

My Favorite Reads of 2017 – Books for All Ages

Some of these titles have been around for awhile, and some are brand-new, but these are the books that had me cheering, crying, thinking and celebrating a bookish life in 2017. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of

My Favorite Reads of 2017 – Books for All Ages

Some of these titles have been around for awhile, and some are brand-new, but these are the books that had me cheering, crying, thinking and celebrating a bookish life in 2017. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of

“Ghost” by Jason Reynolds Rocked for Book Discussion

*This is a reblog from our work site, please excuse the work jargon and enjoy. 🙂 For our Chapter Chats program (book club for 3rd-5th graders,) we read Jason Reynold’s Ghost and the discussion was electric. The kids burst into

“Ghost” by Jason Reynolds Rocked for Book Discussion

*This is a reblog from our work site, please excuse the work jargon and enjoy. 🙂 For our Chapter Chats program (book club for 3rd-5th graders,) we read Jason Reynold’s Ghost and the discussion was electric. The kids burst into

Hightlights From TweensRead – One Moderators View

TweensRead is an annual convention with the goal of connecting authors to their young readers. Throughout the day there are a series of panels offered, each with a set of authors who answer questions from the attendees. This Saturday was the 2016

Hightlights From TweensRead – One Moderators View

TweensRead is an annual convention with the goal of connecting authors to their young readers. Throughout the day there are a series of panels offered, each with a set of authors who answer questions from the attendees. This Saturday was the 2016