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Author Archives: Alicia Rudnicki

Book Review: We Were Here by Matt de la Pena

A terrible secret keeps a teen from forgiving himself in this powerful young adult novel. Read More »

Review: Ball Don’t Lie by Matt de la Peña

Ball Don't Lie is a gritty tale about a teenager without family whose true home is on the basketball court. Read More »

Book Review: A Nation’s Hope by Matt de la Peña, Illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Matt de la Pena's picture book Nation's Hope, The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis is a knock-out. Read More »

Book Review: The Bradbury Report by Steven Polansky

Polansky's novel envisions a scary future in which the medical industry harvests clones for body parts. Read More »

Genuinely Surprised to Find Barbie’s Ken on the Front Page

Poor Ken, Barbie's first beau. Mattel's media blitz about his 50th birthday isn't resulting in lots of birthday cake. Read More »