Monthly Archives: March 2012

2012 PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award

I am very excited to share the news that I am one of two winners of the 2012 PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award (phew! try saying that 10 times fast!). This award came as a big … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta is an excellent YA novel with some extremely heavy themes, but an overall hopeful tone. The story is about a troubled teenaged girl named Taylor who lives at an Australian boarding school on the Jellicoe Road, … Continue reading

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Mommy Read it Again: Fun on the Farm

Last week’s library picks, as always, included multiple animal themed books and a Valentine’s Day selection. However, her favorites were a couple of farm animal themed books. Amazingly, neither of these books feature ducks or geese. Cock-a-doodle-hooooooo! by Mick Manning … Continue reading

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