Book Review


by Meg Nola

In Donna Barba Higuera’s distinctive novel "Alebrijes", an impoverished boy defies a realm of fantastical totalitarianism. Leandro is a crafty, compassionate thirteen-year-old who lives with his younger sister, Gabi, outside of... Read More

Book Review

Empty and Me

by Danielle Ballantyne

After her mother’s death, a little girl is joined by Empty, a large translucent creature, in this English-Persian picture book about moving through and growing with grief. Muted gray illustrations gradually gain color as the little... Read More


Inside the November/December 2023 Issue

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Here we are now, Entertain Us / As we wrapped our issue, the months-long Writer’s Guild of America strike came to a tentative conclusion—a purported victory for the strikers. But Hollywood executives did not honor the writers’... Read More

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