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The best in picture books, middle-grade and YA. (It's so good!) 

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On supernatural characters in Indigenous art and modern comic superheroes.

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Books about respecting differences, community, one's own self, and the earth.

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"This is no mere exercise in voice: this is a reflection of a writer utterly in touch with her stories—not only what they are, but how they are, overlooking nothing in her craft. Bruneau is a master …

The Chat With Naben Ruthnum

We’re leading off the fall in conversation with Naben Ruthnum, author of Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race. Curry is part of the Exploded Views nonfiction series published by Coach House Books.

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The author of You Are Not Needed Now on stories whose characters are found in strange and unexpected places. 

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