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The Inquisitor’s Tale Audiobook – Booklist’s Starred Review

February 9, 2017 by Adam in News
“This sweeping adventure set in medieval France features three extraordinary children, each with a seemingly miraculous gift: the peasant girl Jeanne, with her prophetic visions; the Saracen oblate William, who has extraordinary strength; and Jacob, a Jewish boy with inexplicable healing powers. Evoking Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the story of the children's war with the king unfolds...

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Interview: The Baltimore Sun

February 1, 2017 by Adam in News
On the Newbery Honor!                  ...

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The Inquisitor’s Tale – *Starred* Audiobook Review

January 31, 2017 by Adam in News
by School Library Journal                          ...

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WATCH: My interview with CBS Baltimore

January 26, 2017 by Adam in News
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The Spring 2017 Newsletter

January 24, 2017 by Adam in News
A New Year, A Newbery Honor, and Another Tour                              ...

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The Inquisitor’s Tale receives ALA Newbery Honor

January 23, 2017 by Adam in News
Holy greyhounds! I can't believe it!                              ...

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The Inquisitor’s Tale wins The Sydney Taylor Book Award

January 13, 2017 by Adam in News
Woohoo!!!              ...

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The Inquisitor’s Tale, another Middle Grade Fiction Winner!

January 5, 2017 by Adam in News
I humbly accept my 2016 Nerdies Award                      ...

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Huffington Post Review: The Inquisitor’s Tale

January 4, 2017 by Adam in News
"...destined to become a classic..."                                    ...

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Bayviews Review – The Inquisitor’s Tale

December 20, 2016 by Adam in News
Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California                                            ...

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Booklist Starred Review – The Inquisitor’s Tale

December 19, 2016 by Adam in News
Click to read!                    ...

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The Horn Book: Best Books of 2016

December 15, 2016 by Adam in News
Fanfare for The Inquisitor's...

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Entertainment Weekly: Best Middle Grade Books of 2016

December 14, 2016 by Adam in News
The Inquisitor's Tale lands at...

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Behind the Illuminations of The Inquisitor’s Tale

December 13, 2016 by Adam in News
with Hatem Aly                              ...

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San Francisco Chronicle: Holiday Books Gift Guide

December 12, 2016 by Adam in News, Uncategorized
The Inquisitor's Tale...

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Publishers Weekly: Best Books of 2016

October 31, 2016 by Adam in News
The Inquisitor's Tale makes the cut...

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A stellar review and Earphones Award for the Inquisitor’s Tale Audiobook

October 28, 2016 by Adam in News
A warm thanks to AudioFile...

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THE NEW YORKER: What Makes a Children’s Book Good? 

October 4, 2016 by Adam in News
Read my take on What Makes a Children's Book Good? in...

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LISTEN: All The Wonders Podcast

October 3, 2016 by Adam in News
Matthew Winner and I talk about writing, teaching, and storytelling on his All The...

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Download the Educator’s Guide to The Inquisitor’s Tale

September 30, 2016 by Adam in News
Head on over to Resources and download the Educator's Guide to the Inquisitor's Tale. You'll also find a neat Annotated...

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The Inquisitor’s Tale is finally here!!!

September 27, 2016 by Adam in News
So excited to celebrate the launch of The Inquisitor's Tale, or, The Three Magical Children and their Holy Dog. Pick up a copy and come find me on...

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What do kids books tell us about our inner lives?

September 22, 2016 by Adam in News
Check out this essay I wrote for...

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