Deep Plunge

Deep Plunge is a definitive commentary on key aspects of children’s and adolescent literature. Offered freely by Vernon the Reading Primate for the betterment of all reading primates everywhere, it reveals invaluable insights into how books work and why you should read them.


  • Deep Plunge Between the Lines: (Random Acts of) Kindness (10/2/2016) - Deep Plunge is a definitive commentary on key aspects of children’s and adolescent literature. Offered freely by Vernon the Reading Primate for the betterment of all reading primates everywhere, it reveals invaluable insights into how books work and why you should read them. Being kind to others is one of those (cross)cultural norms that seem … Continue reading
  • Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Fear (9/1/2016) - Deep Plunge is a definitive commentary on key aspects of children’s and adolescent literature. Offered freely by Vernon the Reading Primate for the betterment of all reading primates everywhere, it reveals invaluable insights into how books work and why you should read them. The experience of fear is familiar to everyone, but for young people … Continue reading
  • Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Noise (8/1/2016) - Deep Plunge is a definitive commentary on key aspects of children’s and adolescent literature. Offered freely by Vernon the Reading Primate for the betterment of all reading primates everywhere, it reveals invaluable insights into how books work and why you should read them. One of the biggest challenges we face today is to develop multicultural … Continue reading
  • Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Embarrassment (7/1/2016) - Deep Plunge is a definitive commentary on key aspects of children’s and adolescent literature. Offered freely by Vernon the Reading Primate for the betterment of all reading primates everywhere, it reveals invaluable insights into how books work and why you should read them. One of the things that come standard as part of adolescence is … Continue reading
  • Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Taking up a Quest (5/1/2016) - Deep Plunge is a definitive commentary on key aspects of children’s and adolescent literature. Offered freely by Vernon the Reading Primate for the betterment of all reading primates everywhere, it reveals invaluable insights into how books work and why you should read them. Few other concepts seems as prevalent in adolescent and young adult literature … Continue reading