Category Archives: Current Events/ManaMusings

Author Spotlight: Nikki Grimes

Happy February! It’s Black History Month, an important time for learning and reflection, especially within the book community. This month we honor those from the past who worked tirelessly to fight against prejudice and discrimination, as well as celebrate the contributions of African-American authors and illustrators to literature as a whole.  Continue Reading

“And the Award Goes To…” 2017 Youth Media Awards!

On Monday, the American Library Association announced the winners of the medals2017 Youth Media Awards, including the Caldecott Medal, Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Awards, Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, and several others. Continue Reading

Test Your Knowledge of Banned Books!

If you’re a big reader, you might know that Sunday marks the start of Banned Books Week—a week where the entire book community comes together to celebrate our freedom to read. If you are not familiar with Banned Books Week, we’ll catch you up!

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