Author Archives: Joanna

Jo’s Journey 2020 (and start of my usual summer blog hiatus)

My advice for aspiring writers is go to New York. And if you can’t go to New York, go to the place that represents New York to you, where the standards for writing are high, there are other people who … Continue reading

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That Dog – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: That Dog Author & Illustrator : Emma Lazell  Publisher: Pavilion, UK, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Themes: humor, dognappers, dogs, crime, clues, criminals Synopsis: There’s a team of dognappers on the loose! They’ve stolen lots of pooches, but this time they’re up against a very … Continue reading

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Pride Month Book Reviews/PPBF – Mayor Pete

Title: Mayor Pete, the Story of Pete Buttigieg (Who did it first?) Author: Rob Saunders Illustrator: Levi Hastings  Publisher: Henry holt and co., 07/21/2020 Ages: 4-8 48 pages Nonfiction: biography Themes: political biography, Pete Buttigieg, political office, office of president, electoral campaigns, millennials, lgbtqia+, mayors, Indiana … Continue reading

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