Orphan Island surpassed my expectations. Jinny is a likable yet flawed main character with a problem. She’s grown up on a magical Island that she doesn’t
1. Get started! Incredible author/illustrator, Melissa Sweet said: “We don’t have to know what we’re going to make, we just have to get started.”
Rosie Pova has two books coming out soon and her debut picture book, If I Weren’t With You, came out only last week! I’m thrilled to
A Boy Called Bat masterfully shows the inner life of a quirky, lovable, yet oft misunderstood autistic boy.
I firmly believe that picture books are for everyone. In my work as a marriage and family therapist I utilize bibliotherapy (the use of books
Reading for Research 2017 Challege!
I’ve written resolutions on New Year’s Day faithfully since I was 8 year old. And somehow writing resolutions have almost always appeared. Some years I needed the writing resolutions more than others. Until I got married, I hardly needed them…I have 65 filled journals to prove my writing was free and unfettered!
Top Ten Reads in 2016
I visit the library every day, dropping off a stack of well read books and replacing it with a stack of books I can’t wait to
Kid Crazy and the Kilowatt King brings energy into the picture book world with vivid words and illustrations.
Henry Herz writes picture books with his sons. I love how he works with his kids to create beautiful books. We especially adore one of
The Body Institute, a young adult novel by Carol Riggs, is a compelling read with an intriguing premise. It grapples with body image and scientific technology
Ben Clanton’s newest book, IT CAME IN THE MAIL, is out today! When the book came in the mail at our house, Sammy and I
I first met Miranda Paul through the 12×12 challenge. I was immediately impressed by her passion and willingness to give back to the kidlit community.