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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The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill and illustrated by Laura Huliska-Beith Publisher: Scholastic 2002 Ages: 4-7 Theme: Bullying Opening and Synopsis; “MEAN JEAN was Recess Queen and nobody said any different. Nobody swung until Mean Jean swung. … Continue reading →