June 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

I Love You, a Bushel and a Peck: Remembering Richard

As you may have heard, yesterday the great Newbery Award winning author Richard Peck died. Many of us were shocked and saddened by the news. When one hears of the death of a great writer, you begin to cast your mind back. What was the first Richard Peck book you ever read? When did you […]

Tributes Pour In for Richard Peck

News of Richard Peck’s death sent authors to social media to share memories and tributes to the legendary author.

Press Release Fun: Touring with Richard Peck

As I mentioned in my 2016 Day of Dialog round-up, Richard Peck was the kickoff speaker this year, just before Book Expo.  I was moderating the middle grade fiction panel that morning, so I got to hang out with Richard in the green room a little before the event.  Now I’ve met him in the […]

Pick of the Day: The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail

A tale about a secret animal society, set against the background of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee