Review of The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown, The Horn Book Magazine, September/ October 2018. Print and online.
Review of Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransom, The Horn Book Magazine, September/ October 2018. Print.
Review of Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community by Susan Verde; illustrated by John Parra, The Horn Book Magazine, September/ October 2018. Print.
Review of Mustafa by Marie-Louise Gay; illustrated by the author, The Horn Book Magazine, September/ October 2018. Print.
Review of Rock What Ya Got by Samantha Berger; illustrated by Kerascoet, The Horn Book Magazine, September/October 2018. Print.
Audiobook Review of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez; read by Kyla Garcia, The Horn Book Magazine, July/ August 2018. Print.
Review of Bark Park! by Trudy Krisher; illustrated by Brooke Boynton-Hughes, The Horn Book Magazine, July/ August 2018. Print.
Review of New Shoes by Chris Raschka; illustrated by the author, The Horn Book Magazine, March/ April 2018. Print and online.
Review of How are You?/¿Cómo Estás? by Angela Dominguez; illustrated by the author, The Horn Book Magazine, May/ June 2018. Print.
Audiobook Review of The First Rule of Punk by Celia Perez; read by Trini Alvarado, The Horn Book Magazine, March/April 2018. Print and online.
Review of Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship by Irene Latham and Charles Waters; illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, The Horn Book Magazine, January/February 2018.
Review of The Doorman’s Repose by Chris Raschka, The Times Literary Supplement (TLS), December 8, 2017. Print. https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private/childrens-fiction-4/
Review of Bizzy Mizz Lizzie by David Shannon, The Horn Book Magazine, November/December 2017. Print.
Review of That Is My Dream! by Langston Hughes and Daniel Miyares, The Horn Book Magazine, November/ December 2017. Print. http://bit.ly/2hOTmMv
Review of I Know Numbers! by Taro Gomi, The Horn Book Magazine, November/December 2017. Print.
“Mommy, Do I Have White Skin? Race and Skin Color in Picture Books.” The Horn Book Magazine (Nov./ Dec. 2016). http://bit.ly/2gh7rV0
“Got a ‘Reluctant Reader’? Try Poetry, Says Author Kwame Alexander,” interview with Kwame Alexander. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12 October 2016. http://bit.ly/2eaFhu6
“Fierce Reads Tour Brings Leading Young Adult Writers to Pittsburgh.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2 Oct. 2016. http://bit.ly/2dPxOOY
“ ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ Author Takes on Challenge with ‘Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’ Spin-Off,” interview with Ann M. Martin. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 Sept. 2016. http://bit.ly/2e76TvM
“Judy Blume Speaks at Carnegie Library Lecture Hall,” interview with Judy Blume. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6 July 2016. http://bit.ly/2r5nK8E
“Author Jacqueline Woodson Listens to Silences and History,” interview with Jacqueline Woodson. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 24 February 2016. http://bit.ly/24tgMJ2
“Author-Illustrator Draws on Everyday Feelings, Happenings,” interview with Kevin Henkes. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 20 January 2016. http://bit.ly/1KnueHr
“Comic Strip Author Stephan Pastis Finds Humor in Failure,” interview with Stephan Pastis. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 19 February 2016. http://bit.ly/1WFk7T4
“Giver Author Dislikes Dystopian Label,” interview with Lois Lowry. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 21 November 2015. http://bit.ly/1I5NyTg
“In Graphic Novel, Author Turns Being Different into a Superpower,” interview with Cece Bell. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4 November 2015. http://bit.ly/1iCZ2qn
“Drawn to Tell Tales: Award-Winning Children’s Author Goes Comic Book-Style Route in Latest Book,” interview with Kate DiCamillo. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 14 October 2015. http://bit.ly/1Qr6e4u
“Author Rainbow Rowell Pushes Boundaries with Fanfiction and Romance,” interview with Rainbow Rowell. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4 October 2015. http://bit.ly/1FQ4ZeO
“Children’s Author R.J. Palacio Thrilled by Response to ‘Being Kind’ Idea,” interview with R.J. Palacio. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 November 2014. bit.ly/1u4RGh2
“Gregory Maguire Tells Tales within Tales, with Witches, Too,” interview with Gregory Maguire. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5 November 2014. bit.ly/1yYpNZJ
“Children’s Book Duo Klassen and Barnett Favor Experimental Approach,” interview with Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 22 October 2014. bit.ly/ZR2rc5
“Elizabeth Wein Defends Young Adult Fiction,” interview with Elizabeth Wein. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 July 2014. bit.ly/1sfAtCv
“Author Extols the Virtues of Dorkiness,” interview with Rachel Renee Russell. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mar. 12, 2014. http://bit.ly/1jU0nce
“Author Wants Children to Follow Their Dreams,” interview with Shane Evans. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 19 February 2014. bit.ly/1py2HFF
“Author James Dashner was Counting on Maze Runner,” interview with James Dashner. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 19 November 2013. bit.ly/19GVVSG
“Lemony Snicket’s Dark Humor Appeals to Children,” interview with Lemony Snickett (aka Daniel Handler). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 21 October 2013. bit.ly/1a4jF96
“Two Authors to Address the Angst of Teen Life,” interview with Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9 October 2013. bit.ly/1cjoS8v
“Christopher Paul Curtis Mixes History and Humor to Entice Children to Read,” interview with Christopher Paul Curtis. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9 February 2013. bit.ly/1b6v1ab
“Sarah Dessen Tells the Truth about High School,” interview with Sarah Dessen. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 26 January 2013. bit.ly/19HVzk2
“Sharon Creech’s Book Looks at How Children Deal with Unexpected,” interview with Sharon Creech. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8 December 2012. bit.ly/193TT4Y
“Origami and Star Wars Inspire Children’s Author Tom Angleberger,” interview with Tom Angleberger. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 October 2012. bit.ly/16upKIi
“Children’s Author Andrew Clements to Speak Sunday at Carnegie Library,” interview with Andrew Clements. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 29 September 2012. bit.ly/15HcyPn
“Wes Moore Aims to Assist Youths in Picking Right Path,” interview with Wes Moore. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12 September 2012. bit.ly/13H18YE