I am so honored and thrilled to have poet and author (+ professor, song writer, and inspirational speaker) Brynne Barnes join us on the blog today. If you have yet to discover and savor her newest release, BLACK GIRL RISING, do yourself a favor: STOP EVERYTHING RIGHT NOW AND READ THIS BOOK. We’ll wait. (Books… Read more »
Category: Authors and Books
8 Qs with Sibert honoree Patricia Newman = Happy Book Birthday to A RIVER’S GIFTS: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn
Happy Release Day to Sibert honoree Patricia Newman’s gorgeous new nonfiction picture book, A RIVER’S GIFTS: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn, Illus. Natasha Donovan, Millbrook / Lerner. Full Disclosure: I may be a bit biased about this wonderful book, since my dear friend Patti is the author and our critique group has seen this book… Read more »
5 Qs for author Sandra Nickel + #Back-To-School Friendships = Happy Book Birthday BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH!
I’m so excited to celebrate Sandra Nickel’s adorable NEW picture book, BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH, illustrated by Il Sung Na, which launches Sept. 6th with Carolrhoda. Here’s the link for the BIG BEAR LITTLE FISH premiere, which will be live at 7 am EST / August 30th. In my opinion–BIG BEAR AND LITTLE FISH… Read more »
5 Qs for #kidlit author Shanna Silva + a #Giveaway! = Happy Book Birthday to A DOG’S GUIDE TO BEING HUMAN
We’re celebrating the launch of Shanna Silva’s A DOG’S GUIDE TO BEING HUMAN (YeeHoo Press, Illus. Agnès Ernoult), a dog’s hard-earned wisdom about living a happy life, with an interview and a #Giveaway! *Hand this book to all animal lovers and growing families.* 5 Questions for author Shanna Silva! Q 1. How would your… Read more »
Happy Book Birthday to FLIPPING FORWARD TWISTING BACKWARD + 10 Qs with author Alma Fullerton = Perfect 10!
It’s the Book Birthday of FLIPPING FORWARD TWISTING BACKWARD by Alma Fullerton / illus. Sarah Mensinga / Peachtree. A novel in verse starring a fifth grader who is almost as devoted to competitive gymnastics as she is to hiding her poor reading skills. What happens when Claire’s secret starts unraveling? I am so excited to… Read more »