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Genre Jumper: Deborah Heiligman

Though she’s been writing for a long time, the first book I read of Deborah Heiligman’s was Intentions, which won the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers last year. If you’ve read it, you know how different it is … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper: Sarah Sullivan

I started jumping from picture books to other kid-lit genres due to curiosity, an itchy typing finger, and knowing that what I needed to say would sometimes take more than 500 words. It was not what I’d call a stroke … Continue reading

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George’s People, Marfé’s Book

The government is shut down, but Mount Vernon is open, so it seems like a fine time to focus on a book about George Washington, whose estate is front and center in Marfé Ferguson Delano’s Master George’s People: George Washington, His … Continue reading

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Erica Perl

I have yet to see Erica Perl in a pair of Clark-Kent glasses, but if she did wear them — and then took them off — there’s a distinct possibility that she’d  sprout a leotard and cape. Because Erica is … Continue reading

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Next Big Thing

Anne Marie Pace, who is always up to something big, tagged me last week in The Next Big Thing Blog Hop. The hop (not to be confused with Friday nights in the high school gym slowdancing to Comfortably Numb) celebrates what writers … Continue reading

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