A rare shore bird, who Phillip Hoose profiled in his award-winning book Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with Great Survivor B95 (Farrar, 2012), was spotted flying over Delaware Bay this week, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports in its blog today.
Karyn wrote about the long slog of winter break reading just before a conference/blog deadline. I understand her image, but I think I spend winter break/early January more like a muppet: waving my arms around in a flurry of indecision (and, sometimes, stress because I’ve put off so much committee reading. Blerg!); now’s the time [...]
One of the things that no one believes when I say it is that I read less on winter break than any other time. There’s just no time — my kid stays up too late, we’re always visiting family or being visited, and if I manage to finish a book it’s a miracle. And actually, [...]
The five finalists for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults were recently announced.