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: Hi, I’m Norman – The Story of American Illustrator NORMAN ROCKWELL Author: Robert Burleigh Illustrator: Wendell Minor Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2019 Ages: 5-9 Themes: American artists, Norman Rockwell, oil paintings, artist’s biography, Opening: Hi, I’m Norman, Norman Rockwell. Come on in. This is … Continue reading
Title: Trapped, A Whale’s Rescue Author: Robert Burleigh Illustrator: Wendell Minor Publisher: Charlesbridge, 2015 Ages: 4-8 Themes: endangered species, fishing nets, conservation, marine life, humpback whales, animal rescue, California Opening: The huge humpback whale dips and dives. Her sleek black sides shimmering, she spy hops, … Continue reading
Title: If You SPENT a DAY with THOREAU at WALDEN POND Author: Robert Burleigh Paintings by Wendell Minor Published by Henry Holt and Company LLC, 2012 Ages: 5 – 8 Themes: Henry David Thoreau, naturalist, Walden Pond, MA Opening lines: If you spent a day with … Continue reading