Tag Archives: Shel Silverstein

Andrea Alexander and Danny Moore: Interview with the Author and Illustrator of Sports Biographies from Mascot Books

Many book ideas are born when an author sees a hole in the market that needs to be filled. Andrea Alexander saw a need for books about real athletes that were easy enough for reluctant readers.  Alexander and the illustrator Danny Moore, have created a series of sports biographies that are instant hits with young […]

Getting Caught with a Poem in Your Pocket

“Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.” -Orson Rega Card April was National Poetry Month and April 21-25 was School Library Week. The librarian at my children’s school had a week of fun activities, called “Catch the Reading Wave,” planned for the students. They could wear something beach themed on […]