Archives for: June 2011
Discussion: 4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie

“A man strangled a woman!  In a train.  I saw it.” Mrs. McGillicuddy – 4.50 from Paddington Elspeth McGillicuddy was not a woman usually given to hallucinations.  But when she witnesses a woman being strangled on a train, no-one believes her.  With no other witnesses and no corpse, she turns to the one person who can help, but how can [...]

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Lee and Low Award News

Bird is this year’s winner of the West Virginia Children’s Choice Book Award. Tofu Quilt has been nominated for New Jersey’s 2012 Garden State Teen Book Awards. Two of our books have won the 2011 Paterson Prize for Books for Young People: The Can Man in the Grades Pre-K-3 category, and Only One Year in the Grades 4-6 category. Share [...]

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Interview with Michele Richard

Where are you from? I’m from Waltham, Ma. just outside Boston. As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up? I wanted to be a reporter or a lawyer What do you do to unwind and relax? To relax? I actually write to relax. It’s my stress reliever. Tell us a bit about your family. I’ve [...]

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The Guardian Angel Diary by Grant Schnarr

This fictional tale of love, courage, and hope follows the life of a teenage girl as she faces a life-threatening illness in the aftermath of her mother’s recent death. Seeking answers, she begins a journal that becomes a vehicle for her to communicate with her guardian angel. Oh my! No matter what you think about guardian angels, this book will [...]

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