Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Taking up a Quest

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…

Exploring Women’s History with Children’s Picturebooks

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these wonderful picturebooks.  From Susan B. Anthony to Wangari Maathai, these stories will aspire young readers. Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President by Anna Malaspina , illustrated by Steve James (2012). She broke laws. She was arrested. She went on trial. She changed the world. This boldly…