Tag Archives: Peggy Orenstein

Review: Pink by Lili Wilkinson

Pink by Lili Wilkinson HarperTeen, 2009 (currently available) Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Face Value: This cover is eye catching, with the white background and giant garish lips. Yeah, they’re a little alarming, but the striking shades of lipstick reflect the … Continue reading

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Fancy Nancy & the Male Gaze

This post inaugurates a new feature category here at Slatebreakers in which we critically analyze some aspect of kidlit or YA. We’re calling it “Use Your Gray Matter.” This category is named after a line of dialogue from one of … Continue reading

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