Natascha Morris

@SoCalledYALife

Literary Agent at BookEnds, representing kidlit. Literary Mentor at Media Mentors. Query me at QueryMe.Online/1067 Closed to YA Scifi and MG Scifi.

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Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Dec 1

Day 1 of #25DaysofMSWL: I would love to see a YA or MG with roller derby. #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Oct 16

I need more books about German history. #MSWL #YA #MG

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Sep 12

#MSWL MG graphic novels. I absolutely adore Jen Wang.

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Sep 12

MG Fantasies like ELLA ENCHANTED or ALANNA #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Sep 12

A MG that feels like OVER THE GARDEN WALL #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Sep 12

#MSWL immigrant stories across the board in PB, MG, YA.

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Sep 12

#MSWL Thirteenth Year in an atmospheric MG.

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Sep 12

#MSWL I want a middle grade that reminds me of Anne of Green Gables.

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Aug 29

I also really want an atmospheric magical realism book in MG or YA. #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Aug 29

A reminder that I really want a MG about being a child of an immigrant. Something from Crazy Rich Asians that hit home to me was this line (summarized for space):

"You may look Chinese and speak Chinese, but not here (head) or here (heart)." #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Aug 17

With MG Narrative Non-fiction, I am looking for biographies. Tell me the true story of someone whose story needs to be told. #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Aug 17

For YA and MG Historical Fiction, voice is key. World building is key. I am less interested in post 1950s historical , unless it is a history I don't know. #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Aug 17

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife

Since I am feeling sleep deprived, let's do a #MSWL thread

So my list priorities are as follows:

-YA/MG Historical Fiction
-YA Fantasy
- YA Romance
-YA and MG Graphic Novels
-MG Narrative Non-fiction
-YA and MG Contemporary Fiction

#MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · Aug 8

Lindsey Hall @LindseyHall17

#MSWL fantasy w/ a translator protag. There's so much power in language-- how they translate for a ruler effects a whole kingdom, eg. I want to see the nuances & consequences of deciding how & what to translate, word play between languages, times when translation falls short

Something I want to add to my #MSWL is that I find the rules of being a translator, especially for a deaf person, to be interesting. It would be interesting to see an MG about a child who has to speak for their parent (whether deaf or non-English speaking) and to see what happens