Gold Mountain: An Interview with Author Betty G. Yee

Debut author Betty G. Yee tells a suspenseful, immersive depiction of a pivotal point in US history in Gold Mountain. In the 1860s, Tam Ling Fan needs money to help her father. Disguised as a boy, she travels from China to America to take a dangerous job as a laborer on the Transcontinental Railroad.

Read on to discover Betty’s inspiration for this YA novel, her favorite memories during her research, and her hopes for young readers. Don’t forget to download the free educator resources!

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The Deep Blue Between: Author Interview with Ayesha Harruna Attah

The Deep Blue Between begins in 1890s West Africa when twin sisters Hassana and Husseina are torn apart by violence. After their separation, each girl finds freedom and new opportunities. But despite their very different lives and choices, the sisters remain linked by their dreams, and slowly they are drawn back together.

Today author Ayesha Harruna Attah joins us to discuss her writing process, creative decisions, and more! Read on to find free educator resources!

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Gift Guide: Books for Every Reader on Your List

Books make the best gifts, but finding the perfect book for the reader on your list isn’t always easy! We’ve compiled our picks for readers of all kinds, including books to satisfy the teen who devours graphic novels, picture books for elementary-aged animal lovers, novels for action and adventure fans, and more! Check out our recommendations below highlighting new releases and old favorites you might have missed.

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