From Book to Screen: New Releases From Black Authors Make Waves and Changes in the Industry

As Black history month comes to an end, there has been an amazing progression in content and how we as an industry are moving forward in our perception of children’s media. There has been a recent resurgence in book-to-film adaptations as an industry takes note of the great impact a written narrative can make on … Continue reading From Book to Screen: New Releases From Black Authors Make Waves and Changes in the Industry

Member Spotlight: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovic

Meet Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, an author who talks to children through her writing and books. Olugbemisola is the author of 8th Grade Superzero, which was named a Notable Book for a Global Society and a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. She also writes nonfiction for young people, including Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovic

Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey(s) To Publication

Back in good ol' October we were fortunate enough to get a bevy (I've always wanted to write a sentence with that word) of young adult and middle grade authors in for a panel discussion hosted by the amazing Betsy Bird, legend of the New York book scene and recently published author http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/.  Officially, Betsy's … Continue reading Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey(s) To Publication