August 2017: The American Bookseller's Association and Author's Guild invited me to participate in one of their fall author events at Bank Street Bookstore on October 29th at 1pm with Rachel Vail. Check out their announcement here.
August 2017: THE VANDERBEEKERS OF 141ST STREET received a second starred review! Booklist says, "Few (families) in children's literature are as engaging or amusing as the Vanderbeekers, even in a time of turmoil... Add this captivating first novel to the list of family stories that would make an only child long for siblings." The full review is here.
August 2017: THE VANDERBEEKERS OF 141ST STREET received a starred review from School Library Journal! "Glaser's pitch perfect debut set in Harlem introduces the endearing biracial Vanderbeeker family... Readers will look forward to future adventures. A highly recommended purchase for all middle grade collections."
July 2017: I had the privilege of speaking at the Girls Write Now Chapters series in June. A recap of the series is here.
June 2017: THE VANDERBEEKERS OF 141ST STREET is a Fall 2017 Junior Library Guild selection!
June 2017: School Library Journal listed THE VANDERBEEKERS OF 141ST STREET among their most hotly anticipated Fall 2017 children's book releases! Check it out here.
June 5, 2017: The School and Library Journal did a recap article about the panel I was on with Tracey Baptiste, Paul Griffin, Katherine Paterson, and Jason Reynolds for their Day of Dialog on May 31, 2017.
May 4, 2017: I'm incredibly honored that the American Bookseller's Association chose THE VANDERBEEKERS OF 141ST STREET as one of ten best debut MG/YA Summer/Fall 2017 books for their Indie's Introduce list! To learn more about the program or to read blurbs about the selected books, visit their website.
February 17, 2017: Laura Lampert of Random House's parent-oriented blog, Brightly, asked me some questions about how to engage reluctant middle grade readers. You can check out her post and my tips here!
February 8, 2017: Check out the Vanderbeekers cover reveal and interview with the wonderful Mr. Schu, where I completely fangirl over Linda Sue Park, talk about the amazing cover illustrator Karl James Mountford, and confess to the number of books in my tiny apartment (hint: it's a lot)! (link)
February 2, 2017: The Vanderbeekers was included in the Fall 2017 Children's Sneak Previews, under Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! (link)
September 29, 2017: My dream-come-true publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquired a sequel to THE VANDERBEEKERS OF 141ST STREET! Hooray!
December 7, 2015: The official publishing announcement for THE VANDERBEEKERS OF 141ST STREET was posted on Publisher's Weekly! (Link)
November 19, 2015: Amanda Nelson from Book Riot invited me on her awesome podcast, GET BOOKED, to talk about all things Kid Lit. Check it out here.