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 am committed to being open with my readers so let me just say that I picked up a copy of Miss Maple’s Seeds in 2012 solely because of the title! I was so glad I did. It is a … Continue reading
Title: A Grand Old Tree Written and illustrated by: Mary Newell Published By: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2005 Themes/Topics: Trees, life cycle, ecology, seasons Suitable for ages: 3-7 Opening: … Continue reading
Title: Maple Written and Illustrated by Lori Nichols Published by Nancy Paulson Books, February 2014, an imprint of Penguin Group Ages: 3-7 Themes: trees, siblings, seasons Opening Sentence: Maple loved her name. Synopsis: When Maple is a wee baby girl, her mom and dad plant … Continue reading