September 4, 2023, 12:20 pm
What happens when a young woman escaping Germany crosses paths with a Yiddish poet fleeing persecution? A love story. But Doll's Eye is so much more than that; it's a commentary on what's really behind what we see in front of our very own eyes. The AJN spoke to author Leah Kaminsky about her latest novel.
August 27, 2023, 7:31 am
How do you talk to a child about serious, sensitive topics like body image, violence, death or depression? Picture books may just be the answer. It's certainly how Amanda Leiber thinks, and it's why she wrote My Giant Sea Shell. Jessica Abelsohn spoke to the author about her process and the finished product.
June 28, 2023, 6:36 am
Books are more than words on a page. They can also be a way for children to interpret heavy psychological and emotional themes. Which is exactly what Philomella and the Impossible Forest does, while also being a story that is magical, fast-paced and adventurous. Jessica Abelsohn spoke to author Doris Brett about her new book.