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WIP Kenya Latest from Mary

March 19, 2008 I’m wading through a ton of memories, notes, digital recordings, and pictures of Kenya. To me, this is the hardest part of researching. I constantly ask myself if what interests me will also interest a reader. Today I’ll share two very different stories, similar only that they cut across our culture and [...]

WIP Kenya Latest from Mary

March 19, 2008 I’m wading through a ton of memories, notes, digital recordings, and pictures of Kenya. To me, this is the hardest part of researching. I constantly ask myself if what interests me will also interest a reader. Today I’ll share two very different stories, similar only that they cut across our culture and [...]

WIP Kenya Latest from Mary

March 19, 2008 I’m wading through a ton of memories, notes, digital recordings, and pictures of Kenya. To me, this is the hardest part of researching. I constantly ask myself if what interests me will also interest a reader. Today I’ll share two very different stories, similar only that they cut across our culture and [...]

WIP Kenya Latest from Mary

March 19, 2008 I’m wading through a ton of memories, notes, digital recordings, and pictures of Kenya. To me, this is the hardest part of researching. I constantly ask myself if what interests me will also interest a reader. Today I’ll share two very different stories, similar only that they cut across our culture and [...]

But Is It Real?

Playing Dress Up, The Problem of Historical Fiction Historical Fiction occupies a strange place in this world of our. On the one hand, ever since I began working in this field two decades ago I’ve heard how much editors, authors, parents, librarians, teachers, and, in fact, kids like historical fiction. From Time Warp Trio and [...]

But Is It Real?

Playing Dress Up, The Problem of Historical Fiction Historical Fiction occupies a strange place in this world of our. On the one hand, ever since I began working in this field two decades ago I’ve heard how much editors, authors, parents, librarians, teachers, and, in fact, kids like historical fiction. From Time Warp Trio and [...]

Katherine Paterson, Peter Sis, Carole Weatherford

and I will be at the Kennedy Library in Cambridge this Monday http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education+and+Public+Programs/For+Teachers/Professional+Development.htm/ As you can see from the link, we are talking with teachers and librarians about Reading, Writing, and History. In preparing for the session, I thought back to the first time I met Peter, which was in 1993. He was on a [...]

Katherine Paterson, Peter Sis, Carole Weatherford

and I will be at the Kennedy Library in Cambridge this Monday http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education+and+Public+Programs/For+Teachers/Professional+Development.htm/ As you can see from the link, we are talking with teachers and librarians about Reading, Writing, and History. In preparing for the session, I thought back to the first time I met Peter, which was in 1993. He was on a [...]

Latest WIP

Here is a new post from Mary, now back from Kenya, she begins by responding to a comment posted here: What is your reason for being in Kenya? And what excites you the most about being there? I’m sorry not to have replied or added posts, but I had online trouble in Kenya. Most Kenyans [...]

Latest WIP

Here is a new post from Mary, now back from Kenya, she begins by responding to a comment posted here: What is your reason for being in Kenya? And what excites you the most about being there? I’m sorry not to have replied or added posts, but I had online trouble in Kenya. Most Kenyans [...]