by Ashley Kuehl, executive editor
To celebrate the March release of the Zest Books YA nonfiction title Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person’s Guide to American Elections, I asked author and journalist Jeff Fleischer to explain some terms and trends we’re seeing in the news. Votes of Confidence gives young readers a clear, nonpartisan overview of how the American election system works, with plenty of real-world examples and a healthy dose of historical context. Every reader will learn something about American elections from this book.
by Amy Fitzgerald, Editorial Director,
Young adult authors Elizabeth Wein and Amber Lough are here to talk to you about their research trip to Russia and about the role of women soldiers in World War I and II.
by Amy Fitzgerald, Editorial Director, Carolrhoda Books
I love historical fiction. For a long time, though, I half-consciously regarded anything that was in the past but still within “living memory” as a sort of dead zone between history and the present.
by Shaina Olmanson, Associate Editorial Director for Twenty-First Century Books and Zest Books
Theodosia Burr is the daughter of Aaron Burr, a former vice-president, lawyer, colonel, and controversial killer of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
Melanie Gillman gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the importance of the research process, even in fiction.