Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee by Nikki Giovanni; ill. by Larry Johnson Scholastic, 1994 38 pages Just a few weeks ago, I watched Thomas Balmes's documentary Babies with my husband and daughter. The film follows four babies “from first breath to first steps,” offering a mostly unadorned view into their daily lives. The babies are from very different … Continue reading Knoxville, Tennessee

Child of Faerie, Child of Earth

Child of Faerie, Child of Earth by Jane Yolen; ill. by Jane Dyer Little, Brown & Company, 1997 32 pages For my generation of women, "balance" is a buzzword concept. In fact, I would go so far as to say it's an industry.  It would take me days to list all the books, blogs, articles, … Continue reading Child of Faerie, Child of Earth