TITLE: Parrots Over Puerto Rico AUTHOR: Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore ILLUSTRATOR: Susan L. Roth PUBLICATION INFO: Lee and Low, 2013 ISBN: 9781620140048 SOURCE: library INTENDED AUDIENCE: grades 1 to 6 GENRE: picture […]
TITLE: Sophie Scott Goes South AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR: Alison Lester PUBLICATION INFO: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013 ISBN: 978-0-544-08895-5 SOURCE: library INTENDED AUDIENCE: ages 6 to 9 GENRE: picture book (fiction) OPENING and SYNOPSIS: “Woohoo! I’m […]
This week, I’m excited to review Alexis O’Neill’s latest, THE KITE THAT BRIDGED TWO NATIONS. Alexis was the long-time Regional Advisor for SCBWI’s Central Coast Chapter in California. I love […]
This week I am so excited to review Laura Purdie Salas’s forthcoming book, Water Can Be. Laura is a talented poet and a generous soul. Her writerly wisdom in WRITING […]
As much as I deal with words on a day-to-day basis, I still love numbers. In my opinion, an Excel spreadsheet is perfect for any occasion, just like a little […]
Wow, it’s been awhile. My last PPBF post was in October! Yikes. Yesterday’s blizzard in Boston and New York inspired this PPBF pick. Stay warm everyone! (I probably shouldn’t tell […]
My critique partner, Jennifer Young, recently interviewed me about my experiences working for children’s magazines. Check out her post, here.