Tag Archive: Roaring Brook Press



I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with the trees in my yard. I live in an old neighborhood, and my yard is packed with massive, mature trees. In the spring and… Continue reading

2014 U.S. History Hits for the Middle Grades—So Far…


I’m a history buff, so whenever interesting new titles come across my desk, I’m happily carried away to another place and time for a bit, immersing myself in another era. While I’m often… Continue reading

Genius and Madness


There is no great genius without a tincture of madness. –Aristotle I find geniuses and their lives fascinating, and I think Aristotle has identified why that is for me.  It seems that the… Continue reading