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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Shaking Things Up – PPBF and Women’s History Month
I have the perfect picture book to kick of March’s Women’s History Month. See KidlitWomen for daily links to posts by the children’s lit community, in celebration of Women’s History Month and focusing on improving the climate for social and gender … Continue reading
Posted in Biography, Book recommendation, children's books, Children's literature, Perfect Picture Book Friday, resources & activities for elementary school teachers Tagged 14 young women who changed the world, Angela Zhang, Emily Winfield Martin, Erin K Robinson, Frances moore Lappé, Frida Kahlo, Hadley Hooper, Isabel Roxas, Jacqueline and Eileen Nearne, Julie Morstad, kidlitwomen, LeUyen Pham, Lisa Brown, Mae Jemison, Malala Mousafa, Mary Anning, Maya Lin, Melissa Sweet., Molly Williams, Nellie Bly, Oge Mora, Pura Belpré, Ruby Bridges, Sara Palacios, Selina Alko, Shadra Strickland, Shaking Things Up, Sophie Blackall, Susan Hood 10 Comments