Grandma’s Purple Flowers

Grandma's Purple Flowers by Adjoa J. Burrowes Lee & Low Books, 2000 32 pages I've written before about the special relationship I had with my maternal grandmother, and about how devastated I was when she died, just a few months before I graduated from college. I know I was blessed to have her as long … Continue reading Grandma’s Purple Flowers


Journey By Aaron Becker Candlewick Press, 2013 40 pages Wordless picture books fascinate me. Perhaps because words are my "thing," I'm somewhat in awe of someone who can tell a story - a fully-realized, rich, deep story - without them. I didn't read (is that the right term?) wordless picture books as a kid. In … Continue reading Journey