I’ve been lucky enough to have been on several panels at conferences for teachers and librarians. I’ve also started to do more and more school and library visits. In both settings, I’m often asked about the research for my books.
A few weeks ago when I was away from home on my actual tour, I received an email from Katie Quirk about participating in a virtual tour. I think I was actually sitting in Rachel Person’s car outside of Northshire
Recently Kate Messner wrote a moving and thoughtful post on gender, language, and responsibility in the Kid Lit World. As you know if you read the post, I witnessed the same events that she did, and have my own complicated
It’s September, which of course means back to school time. But not for me. This would have been my tenth year as a school librarian, but last winter my family and I decided I would not be returning this fall.
For my grad class we are supposed to be “living the blogging life,” which means following, reading, and blogging ourselves (that’s right, you are currently reading my homework). As part of our blogging, we are supposed to be determining our
It feels like it’s been forever since we’ve had a Deb’s Pageant Contestant. In Secrets of Truth & Beauty, Dara is a former child pageant star. So, in order to introduce you to the wonderful authors and characters of the