Monthly Archives: May 2014

Freshman Fifteen author Stacey H. Lee  chatted with fellow Freshman Kelly Loy Gilbert to find out more about her forthcoming debut, CONVICTION (Disney-Hyperion, Summer 2015). When baseball phenom Braden’s celebrity father stands trial for murder, Braden’s testimony could save or … Continue reading

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In celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, I’m sharing some of my favorite YA novels by Asian-Pacific American authors, and a bunch that I’m looking forward to reading. For those unfamiliar with APHM, this is a celebration of Asians and … Continue reading

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Freshman 15er Kim Savage interviewed author Annie Cardi about her YA debut, THE CHANCE YOU WON’T RETURN (available now from Candlewick Press!) Annie Cardi Writing Thesis: THE CHANCE YOU WON’T RETURN Abstract: Between drivers’ ed and a new crush, high school junior Alex Winchester already … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago I was invited to speak at El-Sewedy International Academy of Cincinnati’s Girl’s Ball. The event, organized by the school’s fantastic and hardworking teachers, was focused on celebrating female creativity, strength, and community. As someone who gets … Continue reading

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In support of our group mission, which we’ve dubbed Freshman Voices (check out our shiny new page all about it here!), Freshman 15er Kim Liggett recently spent time with students at Robert Louis Stevenson School in NYC to talk about … Continue reading

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