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Review of the Day: The Crayon Man by Natascha Biebow and Steven Salerno

The ideal use of great writing without cheating. Filled with facts and backmatter, it also makes the subject interesting to kids. It’s beautiful to look at and while I would have made some changes, it stands as a pretty darn good look at a man, a plan, a crayon. Crayola.

31 Days, 31 Lists: 2018 Unique Biographies

To my mind a “unique biography” is a biography of a person who may never have had a bio about them before. Today I show off to you the books that dared to give love and attention to the lesser known.

31 Days, 31 Lists: Day Twenty-Six – 2017 Unique Biographies

In January of 2018 the cover story of SLJ will be one I penned summarizing the current crop of biographies for kids and teens of famous women and how this listing has changed over decades. In the past it was all Helen Keller, Amelia Earhart, and Rosa Parks as far as the eye could see. […]