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: The True Story of Jadav Payeng The Boy Who Grew a Forest Author: Sophia Gholz Illustrator: Kayla Harren Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press, 2019 Ages: 4-8 Themes: deforestation, tree planting, habitats, conservation, India, one man power, caring for earth Opening: … Continue reading
Time to celebrate Earth Day, Sunday April 22nd 2018, which I try and do every day. What a privilege and responsibility to be stewards of this planet so rich in beauty and resources. Title: Thank You, Earth – A Love Letter … Continue reading
As regular readers of my blog know, one of my passions is the conservation of our planet and all its species, and today’s post returns to that theme. There is only one of my childhood heroes that followed me into … Continue reading