July 29, 2008

Here is the story that is circulating around the fabulous reading state of Georgia: Georgia Knows the Secret to Easing Kindergarten Jitters When a child enters kindergarten it’s the first step away from babyhood. There can be a lot of stress, tears, and possibly, tantrums. And that’s just the parents! In case the children who…

July 27, 2008

I am thrilled to announce I am FINALLY doing a signing at Books of Wonder in NYC. August 6, 6pm – 7:30, and with these talented writers: LISA McMANN Wake (S&S) LINDA GERBER Death by Bikini (Penguin – Puffin) MELISSA WALKER Violet in Private (Penguin – Berkeley Trade) CLAIRE MYSKO You’re Amazing!: A No-Pressure Guide…

July 27, 2008

I know. I’ve been really bad this summer with my blogging sked. I’ve been having a lovely lazy summer. Wait. Let me rephrase that. I’ve been working a lot, doing signings and visiting my kids at camp, and trying to get the word out about my novel. I went to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard…

July 5, 2008

Just now, as I was making my world famous cold sesame noodles (for a rained out 4th of July concert on the green that ain’t gonna happen), I was listening to NPR when a story came on about a brilliant idea a woman named Shannon MacDonald had. She started a business called Bit O’ Lit….

July 5, 2008

This morning at the crack of the crack I drove to New Haven to be on the Connecticut ABC affiliate, NewsChannel 8. I had a blast! Watch it and tell me what you think! (Sorry about the ad – not my doing). http://feeds.feedburner.com/BrainBurps

July 2, 2008

Except for that “pat” line at the bottom, how great is this from School Library Journal?!!! DAVIS, Katie. The Curse of Addy McMahon. illus. by author. 271p. CIP. HarperCollins/Greenwillow. 2008. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-128711-4; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-128712-1. LC 2007041154. Gr 4–6—Sixth-grader Addy believes that she is suffering from the family curse, which started, according…