Joanna MarpleIn my 20's, with only my guitar and a rucksack, I wandered the continents, immersing myself in the lives of some wonderful people, projects and stories, which changed the way I view my responsibility to others and this earth. Right now I'm a European transplant in the US who writes books for children and young adults. Stories can help us not only navigate our world but can connect us to others, and allow us to inspire and help each other. I believe that equity and empathy should be at the core of our all actions, words, and stories. I am also a school librarian and I get a kick out of book-matchmaking! And I use the pronouns she/her.
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Title: Flashlight Night Author: Matt Forrest Esenwine Illustrator: Fred Koehler Publisher: Boyds Mills Press, Sept 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: nighttime, adventure, flashlights, bookish inspiration Genre: fiction 32 pages Opening: Flashlight …opens up the night. Synopsis: Flashlight Night is an ode to the power of … Continue reading
Title: How to Be a Bigger Bunny Author & Illustrator: Florence and Wendell Minor Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: being the smallest, standing out, adventure, wordplay Opening: Tickles the bunny yawned. It was time to get … Continue reading
Title: Three Bears in a Boat Written and illustrated By: David Soman Published By: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014, Fiction Themes/Topics: boating, bears, adventure Suitable for ages: 3-7 Opening: Once there were three bears, Dash, Charlie and Theo, who lived by the … Continue reading