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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Title: Sparkle Boy Author: Lesléa Newman Illustrator: Maria Mola Publisher: Lee and Low, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: brothers and sisters, self expression, lgbtqia+, bullying, diversity Genre: fiction 4o pages Opening: Jessie adored all things glittery, shimmery and sparkly. “Look at my shimmery … Continue reading →