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YOUNG READING: Book tells story of snail who just wants to wake up his family

May 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

“Snippet the Early Riser,” by Bethanie Deeney Murguia, is the story of an early-bird snail who becomes impatient with his snoozing dad, mom and sister. Continue Reading

‘Gentle’ picture book tells story of new sisters

August 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

When Mira dumps her piggy bank of coins into the wishing well, she secretly wishes for a sister. Little does she know what will happen. Continue Reading

Author uses pictures to tell Galileo’s story

August 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

“Only the trouble is interesting,” said Bonnie Christensen during a mentoring session with me last fall. Continue Reading

Youth book review: ‘Edwin Speaks Up’

November 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

When a baby learns to talk, it’s only babble, right?
Maybe not. Continue Reading