Category: People & Places

Shadow Warrior by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

What’s cooler than girl ninjas? An actual historical female ninja and her cohort of female spies…. Shadow Warrior by Tanya Lloyd Kyi and illustrated by Celia Krampien (Annick Press) covers the historical (and possibly mythical) basis for stories about a…

The Warden’s Daughter

Guest post by Padma Venkatraman THE WARDEN’S DAUGHTER By Jerry Spinelli   Cammie, the protagonist of Jerry Spinelli’s latest novel, lives in a flat adjoining the county prison. Her mother dies in the act of saving Cammie’s life when Cammie…