Tag: YA

On The Outsiders

“Fifty years ago this spring, the best selling young adult novel of all time was published to adulation and outrage. This was 1967, so youth culture was not exactly new, but something about the plain, emotional voice of The Outsiders did away with the grownups’ interference and spoke […]

“Choose Your Own Demise”

At Syfy Wire, Sara Century chooses her own demise in a variety of choose-your-own adventure books! “There was an awful lot of not entirely age-appropriate stuff in those books — for instance, the copious number of violent deaths. From being rocketed down a chute into a crocodile’s mouth […]

10 Comics I Liked in 2018

Usually, when I share my “10 Comics I Liked” lists, I try to write about comics I haven’t written about before or at least haven’t written about during the year. This time, I come back to a couple titles I have written about before. I guess I can’t […]

Interview with Rebecca Sugar

Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar talks about the critical need for LGBTQIA characters in children’s programming. “By including LGBTQIA content and characters in G-rated entertainment for kids, you tell kids when they’re young that they belong in this world. You can’t not tell them that. There can’t be […]