- The Incredible Nellie Bly: Journalist, Investigator, Feminist, and Philanthropist
As depicted in this celebratory graphic biography, pioneering journalist Nellie Bly led a life as extraordinary as the stories she reported.
- The Unbearable Whiteness of Publishing Revisited
In fact, the main threads of Ledbetter’s story could very well have been plucked from any recent discussion surrounding publishing’s lack of racial and ethnic diversity today.
- On the Job: The Untold Story of America's Work Centers and the New Fight for Wages, Dignity, and Health
The driving force behind this activism, according to the authors, are the 225 “worker centers” that have emerged across the country over the past two decades to assist those whose jobs aren’t covered under collective bargaining agreements.
- The Big Bad Wolf in My House
In simple, grainy spreads of a white child with straight brown hair and a pink barrette, Dion (The Biggest Puddle in the World) delivers the story’s message with restraint, showing the results of violence rather than the acts themselves.
- In Brief: January 28, 2021
Pink and Magoon talked about the Tulsa Race Massacre, Pink’s research on the oft-covered-up event, and the contemporary resonances within her novel.
- New and Forthcoming Titles on Women, Girls and Empowerment
A set of stories about the forces that shape girls and the adults they become.
- Cover Reveal: 'Friends Forever'
“I think it’s a combination of an appealing art style, strong covers that tell you a bit about the story and the character, and then once you read the book, authentic characterization and an engrossing story,” she said.
- The Northern Reach
In other stories, ghosts appear.
- Genesis: The Story of How Everything Began
Tonelli covers the formation of atoms, the onset of light, and the distribution of stars in the Milky Way.
- Deadman's Castle
As Igor’s cover story starts to slip and he feels an odd sense of familiarity in his “new” town, he must decide just how far to trust his friends, even as he questions his father’s stability and the Lizard Man’s very existence.
- Noteworthy New Releases for Children and Teens: January 2021
Ages 4 and up.In four stories, Pinkney guides readers through the young child’s day.
- ALA 2021 Virtual Midwinter Meeting Gets Underway
Billed as a “blistering story of a young man making his Broadway debut just as his marriage implodes,” it is his first novel in 20 years.
- Children's and YA Books for Valentine's Day 2021
The local news covered her birth on a pizza parlor ladies’ room floor, and “no one grows out of anything in a small town”—especially when she takes a job at the Hot ’N Crusty.
- The Art of Losing
A trip to a museum in Tizi Ouzi provides cover for a search for information about Ali, but on the way she worries how she’ll be treated as a descendent of French allies.
- Cyclopedia Exotica
But as Dhaliwal arrives at the modern era—in which a cyclops sex icon Etna graces the cover of a pornographic magazine—the form falls away to loosely interconnected stories about cyclopes and their lives.