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Social Media and the KidLit Community: My (Updated) Personal Take

Quick navigation: Bluesky Lists – I’m mainly on Bluesky and Substack these days. Spoiler alert: As you can tell from the image above and screenshot below of Melissa Stewart’s article in School Library Journal, Bluesky is currently my preferred social media watercooler of choice these days. For slower-paced and longer-form . . .

Guest Post: PB Rising Stars Mentors Announcement!

A guest post by Kailei Pew and Ebony Lynn Mudd Here, we go…PB RISING STARS YEAR 3! ⭐⭐⭐ Thanks so much for hosting us again, Debbie! We l o v e d  announcing the PB Rising Stars Mentors on your blog last year and can’t believe it’s time to do . . .

Interview with Stephanie Wildman & Estefanía Razo about BREATH BY BREATH

Interview by Julie Damerell Stephanie Wildman, author of TREASURE HUNT (2022) (ill. Estefania Razo) and BRAVE IN THE WATER (2021) (illo. Jenni Feidler-Aguilar) became a Professor Emerita after serving as John and Elizabeth Sutro Chair at Santa Clara Law. She is a grandmother, mother, spouse, friend, and good listener who . . .