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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Brooklyn Bridge burdened, foreign feet defying the New York heat-wave. Sultry Manhattan, roofs searing, scraping skyward, bodies melt sidewalk. Heat haze mocks early morning desert fire and saps what’s true, or no? Summer surrendering, heart enchanted, … Continue reading
So, you have suitcases full of warm woolies, umbrellas, wellington boots and a small tube of sunscreen and you’re wondering if there’s any room left for the books for this summer vacation? Well if you can’t download it, you can … Continue reading
Italy beckons and you have hotels and flights booked for the whole family to visit one of the most romantic nations on earth. Now to the packing – you’ve decided whether on the e-reader or in print, you want to … Continue reading