I had my first school visit on Friday after 25 months of virtual events. There is nothing more gratifying to connect with children in person. I loved reading Aliana Reaches for the Moon to each group, seeing their faces (some in masks, some not) during the story and hearing their reactions during and after theContinue reading “In Person School Visit”
Shannon Stocker has written a new picture book, LISTEN: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion, Illustrated by Devon Holzwarth and … Book Giveaway: LISTEN: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion by Shannon Stocker
On February 19, 2019, ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, written by me! and illustrated by Ariel Boroff released from Eifrig Publishing to coincide with the full moon. If you follow this blog, you know how much I am inspired by the moon and the variety as it waxes to full and wanes to the slimmestContinue reading “Aliana Reaches for the Moon turns 3 – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Marla Yablon winner of the giveaway from the multitalented Dow Phumiruk who has offered a winner’s choice giveaway of one of her books! I was at the launch last week for HELLO, TREE! written by Ana Crespo and illustrated by Dow and it’s magnificent. Marla, please email me at ljrwritenow at Gmail toContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 9/20/21”
I’m excited to share my interview with Alda P. Dobbs whose middle grade debut BAREFOOT DREAMS OF PETRA LUNA exemplifies why I love reading middle grade books. Her writing is rich the story includes interesting details of the Mexican Revolution, and most importantly, it is a marvelous story that takes the reader on a rideContinue reading “Welcome Author Alda P. Dobbs – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Lindsay Maeve winner of a signed copy of MANTATEE’S BEST FRIEND and a bookmark from author Sylvia Liu! Also, reaching out to last week’s winner Mia Gieger who won MY SCHOOL STINKS! from author Becky Scharnhorst illustrated by Julia Patton. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow at Gmail.com Don’t forget there are stillContinue reading “Winner Announcement 9/6/21”
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I’m traveling at the moment and didn’t pick the winners for Lisa Rogers’ or Kate Foster’s giveaways yet. Comment on those posts to enter! Winners coming later this week! Also, don’t miss amazing giveaways from Chana Stiefel, Kim Tomsic, Rosie Pova, and Karen Cotton. Plus another amazing interview coming tomorrow!
We are lucky today, as Martha Freeman takes a break from her very busy writing schedule to give us some insights into her books and inspiration. She is the author of many wonderful books for children of all ages, including BORN CURIOUS: 20 GIRLS WHO GREW UP TO BE AWESOME SCIENTISTS which was the lastContinue reading “Welcome Author Martha Freeman – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Ellen Leventhal winner of the AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERSTARS package of 3 books by Claudia Mills. Congratulations to Lenora Biemans winner of HOME FOR A WHILE by Lauren Kerstein. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow at gmail.com so that I may put you in touch with the authors. Don’t forget to comment on other openContinue reading “Winner Announcements 2/22/21”