This last week has been trying and sorrowful for Americans with the Boston Marathon bombings and the manhunt that followed. April 19, also marked the passing of one of our favorite authors, E. L. Konigsburg, at the age of 83. Konigsburg was a much-loved author who was honored with John Newbery Medal in 1997 [...]
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: The Celebration of the Life of E. L. Konigsburg.
Our hearts go out to all the lives touched by the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. To help support the Newtown community, Kite Readers is working with one of their authors, Julia Dweck, and her illustrators to hold a one day fundraiser on Amazon. When anyone buys one of Julia’s books, her share of the [...]
In the spring I had the extreme pleasure of listening in on this wonderful series about teaching and nurturing the complete child over at The Waldorf Connection. The owner, Donna Ashton, brought so many of the pioneers of current Waldorf education as speakers and I learned so much and felt so inspired. When I heard [...]