Monthly Archives: August 2014
Depression- Listen… Don’t analyze…. Don’t wait for your friend to reach out to you…..
THE DEPTHS mentioned in Elizabeth Bernstein’s column in the 8/26/14 issue of the Wall Street Journal on how to be a friend to someone with depression, and Jonathan Rottenberg is quoted throughout. THE DEPTHS: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression … Continue reading
Where there is food, there will be laughter (and crumbs). In more than 40 exuberant poems and “vandalized” photographs, you’ll meet a city kid who fantasizes about farming on a stoop, a girl with crumpets and crêpes in her head, … Continue reading
Alice Waters and the Trip To Delicious from Readers to Eaters
“This picture book biography takes on Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse in Berkeley and the Edible Schoolyard Project. Using an enthusiastic, conversational tone and a free verse form (“In her travels, Alice learned/wonderful food was like a symphony/that woke … Continue reading
Gabi, A Girl In Pieces Earns Three Starred Reviews!
The pre-publicity is pouring in for Isabel Quintero’s debut novel, Gabi, A Girl in Pieces, which hits bookshelves next month! This new YA novel from Cinco Puntos Press follows Gabi Hernandez’s diary entries as she navigates senior year: Cindy’s pregnancy, Sebastian’s coming … Continue reading
FERGUSON, MO – In Wake of Clashes, Calls to Demilitarize Police
Reading this morning’s paper (NYT) about the protest in Ferguson MO, I was relieved to read the news that the Missouri governor changed tactics by bringing in the state highway patrol. If you are at all curious as to how … Continue reading
Kirkus reviews Made By Raffi from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
We love this inspirational story about a shy little boy who uses his knitting skills to win over the hearts of his classmates. “A boy with a flair for fashion finds affirmation. Raffi wonders why he is different from all the … Continue reading