A Second Star for RED BUTTERFLY!

December 2nd, 2014

How exciting! We’re just swimming in stars this year at KT Lit! Congrats to A.L. Sonnichsen, whose debut middle grade novel-in-verse Red Butterfly just earned its second starred review. Thank you to Publishers Weekly, who writes: Evocative first-person poems divided into three sections—“Crawl,” “Dissolve,” and “Fly”—combine with small, delicate b&w illustrations from Bates to provide […]

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A Shiny Shiny Star for RED BUTTERFLY

November 18th, 2014

Congratulation to A.L. Sonnichsen, whose first review for her debut Red Butterfly is in, and it’s a STAR from Kirkus! Set against the backdrop of China’s one-child policy, this emotional debut novel-in-verse reveals how one girl refuses to be left behind. Eleven-year-old Kara lives a sheltered life in Tianjin with Mama, an elderly, American, non-Chinese […]

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A Star for The Shadow Cabinet!

November 5th, 2014
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We’re reorganizing the office today in preparation for new carpet, so everything’s getting picked up and moved around, which is a fantastic opportunity to go through and get rid of stuff and things and clutter. Even electronic things are getting filed and put away in the right place, like this fabulous starred review of The […]

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September 24th, 2014
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Who’s a pretty, pretty princess? This girl right here, with not one, not two, not even three, but FOUR STARRED REVIEWS! That’s right, My True Love Gave to Me just got its fourth starred review, from Booklist. As follows: Holiday canoodling stories by twelve of the top YA authors? It’s a Christmas miracle! Not since […]

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September 23rd, 2014
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My Christmas tree is going to be quite crowded this year with all these stars! You may have already seen on Steph’s Tumblr, but I’m delighted to share that My True Love Gave to Me just received its third starred review, this one from School Library Journal, who wrote: Twelve of the best-loved and best-known […]

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