I think there are two things I manage to do every December: blog about cookies and collect for Salvation Army’s little red bucket. I don’t know that I’ll collect for the Salvation Army this year, but I will be blogging about cookies. In a big way! Now through Christmas, I’m going to be posting “recipes’… Read More Crazy QuiltEdi Cookie Traditions
Today, I thought I’d mention a few male authors who published in 2011. WordPress is killing my layout here, and I apologize for that. Chilito by Charles Rice-Gonzalez; published by Magnum Books Set against a vibrant South Bronx neighborhood and the queer youth culture of Manhattan’s piers, Chulito is a coming-of-age, coming out love story… Read More Male Monday
Between work and preparing for the ALAN conference, I’ve not been blogging much. I’ve been back home for a couple of days now and have processed much of my experience, so I think it’s time to try to write about it. Simply put ALAN is incredibly awesome!!!!! ALAN, the Assembly of Literature for Adolescents, meets… Read More Thanks, ALAN11!!!
One of my favorite beverages these days is my homemade chai. I add warmed vanilla coffee creamer to any tea (usually Tahitian vanilla hazelnut) and I sit back and relax. I’m sipping a cup now as I write this post which should have gone up yesterday! I was so looking forward to participating in the… Read More ‘Where’ is it!!
It’s been a tough year for non-profits, libraries, reading rooms, and literacy programs. But you can make your favorite charity’s holiday season bright by entering the 2nd Annual Happy Haul-idays Giveaway! This year, we’re not only giving away up to $500 worth of Chronicle books to one lucky blogger and one commenter on the winning blog… Read More The season begins with Chronicle Books