A Chat with Sometimes You Barf Author Nancy Carlson

by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager

Everybody barfs. Dogs, cats, chickens, alligators, and even you. It happens to everyone, and sometimes it even happens . . . at school.

In Sometimes You Barf, Nancy Carlson helps young readers through what is often a scary and embarrassing rite of passage. Sometimes you barf. But it’s OK. You get better!

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3 Great Tips for Sharing Seeing into Tomorrow

By Carol Hinz, Editorial Director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books

In a casual conversation with Nina Crews, I mentioned that my younger son (who was 4 at the time) was a bit too young to really understand Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright. Nina selected the haiku for the book, created photo-collage illustrations, and wrote a brief biography of Wright along with other back matter elements. She also knows a thing or two about sharing books with kids of all ages. Read More

Domenica’s Summer Reading List

By Domenica Di Piazza, Editorial Director of Twenty-First Century Books

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I used to think I was unusual, with a huge stack of books on my bedside table that never goes down and invariably reading more than one book at a time. But the more readers I talk to, the more I realize it’s something people do. And it’s liberating to know you can jump from book to book depending on your mood or energy level or level of enthusiasm on any given day. Read More