Month:

Lonely Bird

LONELY BIRD written and illustrated by Ruth Whiting

A scrap of paper emerges as a full blown powerful feeling character in Ruth Whiting’s...
Untangling Image.jpg_1687268775

Untangling: New Kinds of Accidents (Chapter 30)

My mother’s flagging mental state was revealed with a car accident but this chapter recounts...
The North Wind and the Sun

THE NORTH WIND AND THE SUN written and illustrated by Philip Stead

.Philip Stead enhances Aesop in a way that may speak more strongly to adults than...
To Free The Captives

 TO FREE THE CAPTIVES: A PLEA FOR THE AMERICAN SOUL by Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith’s TO FREE THE CAPTIVES:A PLEA FOR THE AMERICAN SOUL combines lyricism, vulnerability...
The Artivist

THE ARTIVIST written and illustrated by Nikolai Smith

Nikolai’s Smith’s THE ARTIVIST is based on the writer-illustrator’s experience of uniting his painting with...
Bunny and Tree

BUNNY AND TREE written and illustrated by Balint Zsako

Balint Zsako’s BUNNY AND TREE inspires thought and imagination in a wordless story of friendship,...
The apartment on Poppy Hill

THE APARTMENT HOUSE ON POPPY HILL by Nina LaCour and illustrated by Sonia Albert

Nina LaCour shows her gifts and versatility in another book for children, this time starting...
Untangling Image.jpg_1687268775

Untangling: How to Communicate My Mother’s Decline (Chapter 29)

My mother’s mental state was in decline, but should I call relatives and let them...
I'm not sleepy

I’M NOT SLEEPY! / NO TENGO SUENO! written and illustrated by Angela Dominguez

Angela Dominguez proves she knows how to wed Spanish, child sensibilities and fun with her...
A Memoir of My Former Self

 A MEMOIR OF MY FORMERSELF: A LIFE IN WRITING by Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel’s essay collection A MEMOIR OF MY FORMER SELF: A LIFE IN WRITING is...