Do you remember where you were on September 11, 2001? I was at Park Village Elementary School. A co-teacher shared the devastating news with me. Confusion. Alarm. Bewilderment. Sharing four excellent children’s book titles to help us remember and help us to hope for a better future with peace. BRANCHES OF HOPEWritten by Ann MageeIllustratedContinue reading “Remembering”


#Kids Love Nonfiction

In February 2022 I signed a petition asking the New York Times to add children’s nonfiction bestseller lists that parallel the current children’s fiction lists. Find more information about #KidsLoveNonfiction announcing the campaign on a Nonfiction Ninjas post. Mary Ann Cappiello, Professor of Language and Literacy at Lesley University, Xenia Hadjioannou, Associate Professor ofContinue reading “#Kids Love Nonfiction”