2021 Best Book

ILA; Kirkus Reviews; Chicago Public Library; NY Public Library; Shelf Awareness; Bank Street

2021 Best Book

Publishers Weekly; Kirkus Reviews; Chicago Public Library; AICL; Parents Magazine

AIYLA Winner

American Indian Youth Literature Award in Young Adult/Teen Books

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Cynsations Winter Hiatus

By Cynthia Leitich Smith

Happy Holidays, Cynsational readers!

Effective immediately, this blog is on winter hiatus. We’ll return after the ALA Midwinter Conference with more inspiration, insights, and info on children’s-YA writing, illustration, literature and publishing. In the meantime, you’re welcome keep up on those topics with me on Facebook

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