Banned Books

Banned Books Week Q&A: Garret Freymann-Weyr!

Novelist Garret Freymann-Weyr is the author of many books for young readers.  Garnering piles of praise from the likes of Kirkus, School Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly (not to mention the blogosphere) among other acclaimed book review fora, Ms. Freymann-Weyr seems to have a golden touch.  Her latest, After the Moment, is yet another triumph […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: K.L. Going

Acclaimed author K.L. Going has written many books for young readers, including her latest King of the Screwups and a short story in the anthology No Such Thing as the Real World, alongside the likes of M.T. Anderson, An Na, Jacqueline Woodson, and other YA greats.  She is prolific, but probably best known for her […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: Elizabeth Scott

Since the publication of her first novel, Bloom, in 2007, Elizabeth Scott has risen to the top of her class as a bestselling author, and a favorite writer of American teens.  Her books cover a wide range of topics, from the sweet romances of Bloom and Perfect You to the mother-daughter burglary team in Stealing […]

Banned Books Week Q&A: Nancy Garden

Nancy Garden may best be known for her widely acclaimed – and widely challenged – 1982 novel Annie on My Mind (one of the first books for teens putting lesbian characters in a positive light), but there’s more to Nancy than Annie.  She is the other of dozens of books for young readers, including Good […]


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