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CrazyQuilts · 1W ago

Interview: Susan Tan

I’d like to introduce you to Susan Tan, author of the recently released middle grade novel, Cilia Lee-Jenkins Future Author Extraodinaire. Susan is a debut author and I hope you’ll support h...
CrazyQuilts · 2W ago

Asian Pacific Island YA Authors

May is Asian Pacific Island Heritage Month. I’m using the month to update my list of Asian American young adult authors. NOT illustrators. NOT children’s authors. Please, leave names in the ...
CrazyQuilts · 3W ago

I Am Not Your Bad Mood

We’ve released the 2017 We’re the People Reading List and it seems to be getting a warm reception. As always, you can download and print PDFs from that site. Please do so, and share them. We...
CrazyQuilts · 4W ago

SundayMorningReads

Tomorrow is the big day!! The We’re the People Summer Reading list will be released tomorrow morning! I don’t know if you could tell from the interviews I posted, but the people who voluntee...
CrazyQuilts · 1M ago

We Are The People: Tad Andracki

Tad Andracki has worked with We The People for two years now. He finds books by authors of color that most of us seem to have missed and he’s truly understands social justice as he’s able to...
CrazyQuilts · 1M ago

We Are the People: Sujei Lugo

Sujei Lugo wants to change the face of children’s literature and she has the energy, spirit and knowledge to do just that. She’s a public librarian who has worked in libraries in Boston and ...
CrazyQuilts · 1M ago

We Are The People: Lyn Miller-Lachmann

Lyn has been with the We Are the People project since its inception. I really enjoy working with Lyn, she has such a vast knowledge of the publishing industry which she gladly shares. Lyn is...
CrazyQuilts · 1M ago

We Are the People: Ed Spicer

We’re very close to releasing the 3rd We Are the People Summer Reading list. I’m thankful for the reception this list receives every year and hope it makes a difference in the books young pe...
CrazyQuilts · 1M ago

Patricia McKissack

I’ve learned that we are all libraries, each carrying in us the stories that make us unique. And yet, there are those who are more than that; they’re the people who create the stories that e...
CrazyQuilts · 1M ago

Interview: Gary Golio

Yesterday, I shared a review of Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song by Gary Golio and today, I have an interview with the author himself. Gary reached out to share ...