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: Sea Otter Heroes- The Predators that Saved the Ecosystem Author: Patricia Newman Publisher: Millbrook Press, 2017 Ages: 8-12 Themes: sea otters, seagrass, marine habitats, ecology, Elkhorn Slough, trophic cascade Creative Nonfiction – 56 pages Opening: What does a playful sea … Continue reading
Title: Let’s Garden-A Step by Step Introduction Written by: Clara Lidström & Annakarin Sylberg Translation: Viktoria Lindbäck Illustrations by: Katy Kimbell & Li Söderberg Published by: Little Gestalten, Berlin, April 2016 Themes: gardening for kids, food, creativity, nature, plants Ages: 6-11 Genre: nonfiction 48 pages Opening: HEAD POTS: … Continue reading