Celebrate Poetry Month in April and Enter for your chance to win an author visit from Zetta Elliott!

We’ve put together a roundup of titles to get you excited about National Poetry Month, including titles like What the Road Said, Woke: A Young Poet’s Guide to Justice, and Caldecott Honor Book A Place Inside of Me.


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Enter for your chance to win a class set of A Place Inside of Me and a virtual classroom visit with Zetta Elliott! Click the image below to enter! (Giveaway starts March 1, 2021 at 12:00 AM ET and ends April 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET)

MacKids Book Buzz: A Talk with the Author and Illustrator of I Dream of Popo

Watch our Book Buzz event, first featured at ALA Midwinter 2021! Author Livia Blackburne and illustrator Julia Kuo introduce their latest book, I Dream of Popo.

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MacKids Book Buzz: Mark Siegel Interviews Nidhi Chanani, Faith Erin Hicks, and Kate Reed Petty

Watch our Book Buzz event, first featured at ALA Midwinter 2021! First Second Editorial Director Mark Siegel interviews Nidhi Chanani, Faith Erin Hicks, and Kate Reed Petty.

Important Timestamps:
2:50 – Comics answer the question: What’s it like to be creative during the pandemic?
6:52 – Mark Siegel asks how stress levels impact the creative life.
9:10 – Mark Siegel talks about the demand for entertainment during the pandemic and the switch to remote working.
12:57 – Kate Reed Petty on The Leak
16:48 – Nidhi Chanani on Jukebox
20:35 – Faith Hicks on her works, including the new full-color edition of Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

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MacKids Book Buzz: Author Talk with Lydia Sigwarth, Juliet Menéndez, and Randi Pink

Watch our Book Buzz event, first featured at ALA Midwinter 2021! Authors Lydia Sigwarth, Juliet Menéndez, and Randi Pink talk about their new books: Dear Librarian, Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers, and Angel of Greenwood.

Important Timestamps:
1:05 – Dear Librarian Intro
1:35 – Author Lidia Sigwarth speaks
8:30 – Latinitas Intro
9:10 – Author Juliet Menéndez speaks
15:56 – Angel of Greenwood Intro
16:15 – Author Randi Pink speaks

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MacKids Book Buzz: Angeline Boulley, Author of Firekeeper’s Daughter

Watch our Book Buzz event, first featured at ALA Midwinter 2021! Tiffany Liao, Senior Editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, interviews Angeline Boulley, author of Firekeeper’s Daughter.

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