Children’s Literature

Review of The Doorman’s Repose by Chris Raschka, The Times Literary Supplement (TLS), December 8, 2017. Print. https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private/childrens-fiction-4/

Review of Bizzy Mizz Lizzie by David Shannon, The Horn Book Magazine, November/December 2017. Print.

Review of That Is My Dream! by Langston Hughes and Daniel Miyares, The Horn Book Magazine, November/ December 2017. Print. http://bit.ly/2hOTmMv

Review of I Know Numbers! by Taro Gomi, The Horn Book Magazine, November/December 2017. Print.

“Mommy, Do I Have White Skin? Race and Skin Color in Picture Books.” The Horn Book Magazine (Nov./ Dec. 2016). http://bit.ly/2gh7rV0

“Got a ‘Reluctant Reader’? Try Poetry, Says Author Kwame Alexander,” interview with Kwame Alexander. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12 October 2016. http://bit.ly/2eaFhu6

“Fierce Reads Tour Brings Leading Young Adult Writers to Pittsburgh.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2 Oct. 2016. http://bit.ly/2dPxOOY

“ ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ Author Takes on Challenge with ‘Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’ Spin-Off,” interview with Ann M. Martin. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 Sept. 2016. http://bit.ly/2e76TvM

“Judy Blume Speaks at Carnegie Library Lecture Hall,” interview with Judy Blume. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6 July 2016. http://bit.ly/2r5nK8E

“Author Jacqueline Woodson Listens to Silences and History,” interview with Jacqueline Woodson. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 24 February 2016. http://bit.ly/24tgMJ2

“Author-Illustrator Draws on Everyday Feelings, Happenings,” interview with Kevin Henkes. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 20 January 2016. http://bit.ly/1KnueHr

“Comic Strip Author Stephan Pastis Finds Humor in Failure,” interview with Stephan Pastis. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 19 February 2016. http://bit.ly/1WFk7T4

“Giver Author Dislikes Dystopian Label,” interview with Lois Lowry. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 21 November 2015. http://bit.ly/1I5NyTg

“In Graphic Novel, Author Turns Being Different into a Superpower,” interview with Cece Bell. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4 November 2015. http://bit.ly/1iCZ2qn

“Drawn to Tell Tales: Award-Winning Children’s Author Goes Comic Book-Style Route in Latest Book,” interview with Kate DiCamillo. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 14 October 2015. http://bit.ly/1Qr6e4u

“Author Rainbow Rowell Pushes Boundaries with Fanfiction and Romance,” interview with Rainbow Rowell. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4 October 2015. http://bit.ly/1FQ4ZeO

“Children’s Author R.J. Palacio Thrilled by Response to ‘Being Kind’ Idea,” interview with R.J. Palacio. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 November 2014. bit.ly/1u4RGh2

“Gregory Maguire Tells Tales within Tales, with Witches, Too,” interview with Gregory Maguire. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5 November 2014. bit.ly/1yYpNZJ

“Children’s Book Duo Klassen and Barnett Favor Experimental Approach,” interview with Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 22 October 2014. bit.ly/ZR2rc5

“Elizabeth Wein Defends Young Adult Fiction,” interview with Elizabeth Wein. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 July 2014.  bit.ly/1sfAtCv

“Author Extols the Virtues of Dorkiness,” interview with Rachel Renee Russell. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mar. 12, 2014. http://bit.ly/1jU0nce

“Author Wants Children to Follow Their Dreams,” interview with Shane Evans. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 19 February 2014. bit.ly/1py2HFF

“Author James Dashner was Counting on Maze Runner,” interview with James Dashner. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 19 November 2013. bit.ly/19GVVSG

“Lemony Snicket’s Dark Humor Appeals to Children,” interview with Lemony Snickett (aka Daniel Handler). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 21 October 2013. bit.ly/1a4jF96

“Two Authors to Address the Angst of Teen Life,” interview with Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9 October 2013. bit.ly/1cjoS8v

“Christopher Paul Curtis Mixes History and Humor to Entice Children to Read,” interview with Christopher Paul Curtis. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9 February 2013. bit.ly/1b6v1ab

“Sarah Dessen Tells the Truth about High School,” interview with Sarah Dessen. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 26 January 2013. bit.ly/19HVzk2

“Sharon Creech’s Book Looks at How Children Deal with Unexpected,” interview with Sharon Creech. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8 December 2012. bit.ly/193TT4Y

“Origami and Star Wars Inspire Children’s Author Tom Angleberger,” interview with Tom Angleberger. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 13 October 2012. bit.ly/16upKIi

“Children’s Author Andrew Clements to Speak Sunday at Carnegie Library,” interview with Andrew Clements. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 29 September 2012. bit.ly/15HcyPn

“Wes Moore Aims to Assist Youths in Picking Right Path,” interview with Wes Moore. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12 September 2012. bit.ly/13H18YE

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