I’m feeling a bit Life, the Universe and Everything this week, so our Friday Hoyden is the space-hopping astrophysicist heroine of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, Trisha McMillan, aka Trillian.
A couple of things have caught my eye lately, so I thought I’d share! Firstly, the Disability in Kidlit blog. This blog embraces a broad definition of disability, and discusses its representation in middle grade and YA literature from a wide variety of perspectives – and ALL the bloggers identify as disabled themselves. So you will read posts from such… Read more →
The Sunlit Zone (2012) was written by Australian author Lisa Jacobson. I wouldn’t necessarily normally pick up this kind of novel in verse, but when it was shortlisted for the Stella Prize, it caught my eye. The blurb: Set in the near future with a narrative arc spanning 30 years from 2020 to 2050, The Sunlit Zone is by turns… Read more →