beatty award

Collage of selected books winning the Beatty Award
Christina Y., February 24, 2023

Books take readers on a journey. It is often the lure of exploration that prompts readers to bury their noses in the pages of a novel or, instead, nowadays, bury themselves in the glow of a tablet's screen. Do we long so much for the new and far that we forget stories abound even within our own backyards?

Collage of children's books about California
Sara Rebman, May 13, 2020

California, the golden state, has always inspired people. Over the years movies have been made, songs have been recorded, and books written. But are there any children’s books about our fair state?