Author Archives: Joanna

An A to Zed of the USA by a European Nomad – M, N & O

Moose I know this shouldn’t really count, but y’all need to know how many times I have been out with friends at dusk and dawn in Maine, Colorado, Vermont, Washington… in remote moose-friendly sites and I STILL haven’t seen one. State … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Island – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Polar Bear Island Written by: Lindsay Bonilla Illustrated by: Cinta Villalobos Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, October 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: polar bears, immigration, inclusion, embracing difference, xenophobia, penguins   Opening: POLAR BEAR ISLAND was peaceful and predictable. Parker, the mayor, planned … Continue reading

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An A to Zed of the USA by a European Nomad – K and L

Klutz I am a linguist and logophile; I collect words like others collect works of art. I love discovering words in English or another language that somehow capture a meaning to perfection. One of my favorite American words is klutz … Continue reading

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