Entries by Christina Matekel-Gibson

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

As I mentioned in my most recent review, I challenged myself to read the Coretta Scott King Award honorees this past February as an attempt to diversify my reading and celebrate Black History Month the best way I know how to celebrate anything: by reading. The second honoree I read was VARIAN JOHNSON’s middle-grade mystery […]

Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome

This February, I challenged myself to read all of the Coretta Scott King Author Award winners and honorees in the Joplin Public Library’s Children’s Department. I ended up reading two out of three, but they were both excellent. If you are unfamiliar with this award, let me quickly explain: The Coretta Scott King Award is […]