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This Fear Too Shall Pass
Physician, Writer, Community Advocate
Once I was in the gallery of the House Chamber, I was overwhelmed with the history of this place and space. During this powerful moment, I had an epiphany about the people before us who had gone through the difficulties and hardships in this land of America.
Once Upon a Time Mom was Shot Dead
No mom snuggles up to her toddler for a cosy bedtime read, with a book in which the protagonists' mother is shot and killed just one page into the narrative. Surely.
A Sense of Foreboding
San Francisco-based arts critic
Three dramas playing out on Bay Area stages during May were notable for their sense of foreboding coupled with the audience's suspicion that no good deed would go unpunished.
PHOTOS: Babar's Legacy
Laurent de Brunhoff
Babar was born in 1931 when I was 6 and my brother Mathieu was 5.
Lorax Leads Way for Product Endorsements by Kid Lit Characters (SLIDESHOW)
Contributing Editor for School Library Journal is also the Dir...
The Lorax has opened the way for a flood of other characters from children's literature to become product spokespeople. Here are a few that may be in the works.
The History Of Animals In Art, Literature And Music
Most Amazing Art Books And Their Brilliant Publishers
Publisher, Welcome Books
It was immediately clear that while certain authors, photographers and artists are truly stars, some publishers have a vision and a passion as strong as any creator. Sometimes, you can recognize their books a mile away.
Ten Books That Influenced Me: In a Blink
Author, Travel Tales I Couldn't Put in the Guidebooks
When I got my MA in English Lit I had to read more than 100 great works. I was 22, and didn't have much of an idea about the great themes or historical context. I was overwhelmed and pretty clueless. But the following books changed my life
Children's Books With A Feminist Agenda
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