Grace Lin may not know it yet, but she can heal a tortured heart. This is a power that the best creators of books for
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Recently I traveled almost the length of Cuba on a people to people, educational tour, something only possible recently because I am an American.
One child at a time, or sometimes en masse, Rick Riordan uses his superstar power to transform kids into readers. In a previous article titled
Look at a picture of Rick Riordan. You can see his quirky sense of humor in those eyes. Although he might feel like he lives
I’m crazy excited to celebrate the release of The Sleepover today—a book I had a ridiculous amount of fun writing, and hopefully one that will
At the library I borrowed two middle grade/ YA books, both of which are astonishing. One deals with a realistic cultural issue frequently in the news,
I first discovered Anna Staniszewski when my kids and I read her Dirt Diary series. We adored them and quickly devoured her Unfairy Tale Life
This is a review of two books with different target audiences that have one mission: to share some of the treasures and history of the
I am not by definition a scaredy-cat, but I do like to sleep at night. So, I avoid reading thrillers with zombies or other creatures
In Part I of Audiobooks as Leisure Time, I discussed considering the hours I spend in the car commuting back and forth to work leisure time.
So I was listening to NPR and… Is there anybody else out there who finds themselves starting sentences this way? If you do, it is
It’s been a dream come true seeing At Your Service on bookshelves this year, I’m having a blast in my Author-in-Residence role at my local
Oh. Holy. Yikes! My book releases NEXT month and today I’m super-excited to share the trailer for it. Of course, I figured I’d make it