Joanna MarpleIn her 20's. Joanna took her guitar and rucksack and wandered the continents, getting involved with some wonderful people, projects and stories. Right now she is a European transplant in the US who writes young adult novels and picture books that offer readers mirrors and windows; lives to 'live' and worlds to explore. Joanna believes equity and empathy should be at he core of our actions and words. She is also a school librarian and gets a kick out of book-matchmaking.
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I was going to save my review of this picture book for Black History month in February, then I thought, no, this book needs a spotlight today, 01/20/2016! Title: Preaching to the Chickens Author: Jabari Asim Illustrator: E. B. Lewis … Continue reading
Title: Snowbirds Written by: Crissa-Jean Chappell Published by: Merit Press, January 2017 Themes: Amish, Old Order Amish, Rumspringa, friendship, LARPing Ages: 12+ Reviewed from an ARC, which I received from the publisher in exchange for an impartial review. Opening: All … Continue reading