Other Writing

Other Writing

 

Book Chapters

“Picturebook Layout” is a chapter I contributed to the forthcoming Routledge Companion to Picturebooks, edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer. Expected publication date September, 2017.

 

 

 

A Family of Readers: The Book Lover’s Guide to Children’s and Young Adult Literature A Family of Readers(Candlewick 20111), edited by Roger Sutton and Martha Parravano of the Horn Book. This definitive resource for parents interested in enriching the reading lives of their children includes my essay “Reading about Families in My Family.”

 

 

Guest Reviewer and Contributor to the Horn Book

Follow these links to selected essays I wrote for the”Books in the Home” column and the “Family Reading” blog:

These links are to other writing I’ve done for The Horn Book Magazine:

Staff Blogger for EmbraceRace 

“EmbraceRace is an emerging, multiracial, online community of parents, teachers, and other caring adults striving to engage race in a healthy, constructive and courageous way as we nurture the children in our care.”

I am a Staff Blogger with Embrace Race, and here are my posts to date–feel free to share on social media! And if you sign up for Medium you can like and comment on my work and the work of other Embrace Race writers:

Reposted by The New York Observer (June 1, 2016)

Reviewer and Guest Contributor for Kirkus Reviews kirkus_500x95

  • My essay “Teaching and Writing for Inclusive Excellence” will be included in the upcoming special Diversity Issue, publishing on August 1, 2017.
  • Reviews at Kirkus are unsigned, but I contribute about 75 reviews of picture books and early readers each year.

Selected Publications in Other Journals and Newspapers:

Reading While White

Hilltown Families Supporting Education through Community Engagement in Western Massachusetts

Charlesbridge Children’s Book Blog

Children & Libraries the journal of the Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC)

The Public Humanist, an online blog journal of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.

The Children’s Literature Association Quarterly

The Daily Hampshire Gazette

The Five Owls

Riverbank Review

  • “Slow Down and Look: Educational Programming at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art” co-authored with Rosemary Agoglia in online Fall 2003 Riverbank Review.

CREArTA (Journal of the Centre for Research and Education in the Arts, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

Bookbird Magazine