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Debut author interviews

Every other month we publish an interview with a promising AB4T debut author in the SLJ Teen Newsletter. Sometimes I conduct the interview; sometimes I invite one of our reviewers to take it on. As 2012 comes to a close, I feel the urge to look back on those interviews for patterns or themes that [...]

The Book of Jonas

The Book of Jonas

In Stephen Dau’s first novel, a 15-year-old boy is rescued by an American soldier in an unidentified Muslim country and brought to the Pittsburgh area as a war refugee. Dau was one of the four featured writers in a debut authors panel at PLA last week. Moderator Barbara Hoffert called his novel “brave, heartrending, and [...]