What Was on My mind this month?
Girls. Girl readers to be exact.
I’ve been talking to children at schools about The Stuff Between the Stars. After they hear about Vera Rubin’s pioneering role in the male-dominated world of astronomy, a girl inevitably asks: Can women be astronomers today? Continue reading
Today is International Dance Day, the perfect day to talk with Valerie Bolling, the author of Let’s Dance!. This delightful book, illustrated by Maine Diaz, was inspired by the way music unites us—by the way dance is a pan-cultural joy. Continue reading
With Earth Day right around the corner, I can think of no better guest than award-winning author Patricia Newman. Patricia has made it her personal mission to empower young readers to act for our planet. Continue reading
Easter is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for Peter Easter Frog! Yes, you read that right, Peter Easter Frog, the adorable character and book by the same name, written by Erin Dealey. Continue reading