the stars on my bookshelf:

THE PRINCESS DIARIST

by Carrie Fisher

Carrie on how she felt about Harrison:

The itty bitty spidered his way up my water spout

He little Jack Hornered his way into my corner

And now I can’t get him out

He

4th Annual Thanksgiving Author Talk: Writing Contest 3rd Grade Winners

Bobbie Pyron, author of A DOG’S WAY HOME, THE DOGS OF WINTER, and LUCKY STRIKE, and I did a school visit at Trailside Elementary School in Park City, Utah before the Thanksgiving holiday. We hosted a writing contest for …

4th Annual Thanksgiving Author Event: Writing Contest 5th Grade Winners

Bobbie Pyronimg_2533, author of A DOG’S WAY HOME, THE DOGS OF WINTER, and LUCKY STRIKE, and I did a school visit at Trailside Elementary School in Park City, Utah before the Thanksgiving holiday. We hosted a writing contest for …

Author Interview with Joel ben Izzy: DREIDELS ON THE BRAIN

dreidelsonthebrain_2-18Today I welcome Joel ben Izzy to World Reads. His new book, DREIDELS ON THE BRAIN (Penguin, 2016) would make a perfect gift for middle grade readers and up. With Hanukkah coming up soon it would also make a great

Q and A with Sherry Weaver Smith: SEARCH FOR THE HIDDEN GARDEN

Sherry Weaver Smith SEARCH FOR THE HIDDEN GARDEN BOOK COVERToday I welcome Sherry Weaver Smith to World Reads, a blog that features interviews with authors who’ve written a story set outside of the United States for children or young adults. What is the title of your book? The pub

 
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