Legendborn [Tracy Deonn]

To be able to trace one's family back that far is something I have never fathomed. My family only knows back to the generation after Emancipation. It is truly impossible to look at Tracy Deonn's Legendborn in a way that does not elucidate race and generational trauma in an incredibly unique way. The depths to…

Steve Jobs [Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara]

Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara has done it again, now with illustrator Aura Lewis! A new Little People, Big Dreams book has arrived and this time it's about Steve Jobs! I was massively excited to see this one and the timing couldn't have been stranger for me. So, I live in California and have recently just…

What’s the Matter with Newton? (Franken-Sci High) [Mark Young]

I'm about 80% sure that the main reason I picked up this book was because the Jim Henson company was behind getting it published. In retrospect, What's the Matter with Newton? from the Franken-Sci High series by Mark Young and illustrated by Rustamn Hasanov doesn't really remind me much of Jim Henson. That said, it…