Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry

Forget Me Not is a novel-in-verse that tells the story of Calliope June, an astronomy-loving seventh grader who is about to start her tenth school. Her mother is always on the move trying to find the perfect life for them, often neglecting to ask what Calli thinks about uprooting yet again. Calliope has Tourette syndrome, … Continue reading Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry

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Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone, in association with Girl Rising

Worldwide, more than 62 million girls are not in school. There are many barriers that prevent girls from attending schools such as poverty, child marriage, gender discrimination, sex trafficking, and slavery. Despite these hardships, some resilient, determined, and empowered girls are using their voice to change the world. In Girl Rising: Changing the World One … Continue reading Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone, in association with Girl Rising

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson

Earlier this summer we recommended you read the Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved classic A Wrinkle in Time. Today we are recommending that you check out the graphic novel version of this story. Hope Lasron takes this classic story full of adventure, discovery, and love to a new level with her simple yet elegant illustrations. The attention … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson

Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess

“When the heart gets lost, let the music find you.” The power and energy of music floats off the pages in this can’t-put-it-down YA novel-in-verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade as he struggles to come to grips with his past and overcome the challenges of his rockstar father’s addictions. Told through verse poems, … Continue reading Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess