Flower Talk Q&A with Author Sara Levine

Flower Talk

By Carol Hinz, editorial director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books

Spring is finally here! While flowers have yet to make an appearance in the Twin Cities, they’ll be here before too long. Speaking of which, do you know what flower colors mean? And I’m not talking about red flowers representing love! Read More

Introduce Young Readers to the Green Book with Ruth and the Green Book

By Libby Stille, Publicist

Last night, Green Book won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Picture at the Oscars. The movie’s title comes from The Negro Motorist Green Book travel guides that were printed to help black people travel safely during the Jim Crow era. They highlighted places to stay, eat, and fuel up during an era when institutionalized racism at hotels, restaurants, and gas stations was standard. Read More

How Rosanne Parry Came to Write Last of the Name

We talked to Rosanne Parry, author of Last of the Name, which is scheduled to come out on April 2, 2019. The events in her historical fiction novel are from a moment in history that not very many people know very much about. She shared some behind-the-scenes context about her writing process as well as a timeline of the book’s historical background. Read More