A remote space station. An escape to London. A 1950’s love story. Friendship, family, school, music, first love. Stories for kids and teens featuring LGBTQIA+ characters and plotlines are not always coming-out stories; they are also stories of adventure, love, courage, discovery, mystery, history, and occasionally…ghosts! READ MORE
Every voice deserves to be heard, and audiobooks bring diverse YA characters and stories to vibrant life. READ MORE
You’re knee-deep in homework, school, and life stress. You need to escape…or find a new way forward. READ MORE
In this episode meet bestselling kids and young adult authors Markus Zusak, Matt de la PeÃ±a, and Nic Stone. Youâ€™ll hear how their own pasts each inspired them to write their latest stories, whether itâ€™s from an idea that came to one author twenty years ago, to the book one author wishes she had as a guidepost when she was in high school â€“ and of course, why itâ€™s so important for kids to be able to see and hear themselves in books. Plus, from Jim Dale to oneâ€™s own brother, hear who their dream narrators might be.
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