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 that offer readers mirrors and windows. Stories can help us not only navigate our world but also 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 actions and words. I am also a school librarian and I get a kick out of book-matchmaking!
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Titles: Books 1 and 2 in Children of Exile Series Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016 & 2017 Ages: 9 -12 Themes: siblings, friends, aliens, adventure, saving humanity Genre: dystopian Children … Continue reading →
Firstly I need to say that if I let my hair grow out, it looks a lot like Adam’s, except he looks way cooler than me with long hair. I was trying to remember where we met. I know author … Continue reading →
I connected online with Carrie (aka C G Watson) not just because she is another cool YA author, which she is, but because of a sense of simpatico, which I believe is totally transmissible online. It wasn’t just the cute … Continue reading →