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November 22, 2019

At some point, in some way, everyone has felt that they don't belong. Some are just better at hiding that insecurity. While others channel it into aggression against others.

But since we are not carbon copies or clones, we are all naturally different. Those differences should be...

November 18, 2019

Today I have the distinct privilege of doing a joint interview with two amazing Kidlit creators - author Heather Gale and illustrator Mika Song.

Heather Gale grew up in New Zealand. While she worked fitting arms and legs, and designing braces to help people stand, walk, and run, she really...

October 25, 2019

Think back to your childhood. What story or movie gave you nightmares?

For me it was Bambi, and specifically the mother's death in a fire.

Sometimes adults don't realize the monsters that a child's relaxed brains can conjure from stories or movies once they go to sleep. I'd be willing...

August 23, 2019

Unfortunately, more and more children are affected by homelessness. Having seen the effects and emotions surrounding this circumstance, while she worked as a child abuse and neglect investigator, Erin Gunti set out to create a book that was "sensitive, informative, and non-threatening." A...

July 12, 2019

Has anyone noticed the uproar over having a diverse Ariel. I can't remember any such commotion for one of my favorite films - Cinderella. This amazing 1997 musical starred Brandy (Cinderella), Whitney Houston (Fairy Godmother), Whoopi Goldberg (Queen), & Paolo Montalbán (Prince). We didn'...

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