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The Joplin Globe says Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess is “touching…

December 2nd, 2018

The Joplin Globe “Written in sparse prose, SHARI GREEN’s MACY McMILLAN AND THE RAINBOW GODDESS is touching without being full of angst. Macy McMillan is a typical sixth grader with one exception — she’s deaf. In a refreshing twist, this story doesn’t use Macy’s hearing as a main focal point. Instead, we are introduced to […]

Posted in Book Authors, Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess, Shari Green

CM Magazine “Highly Recommends” Penguin Days

November 29th, 2018

CM Magazine “Lauren is an eight-year-old girl with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and she sees the world in her own unique way. Penguin Days is a stand-alone book that also continues a story begun in Slug Days, with Lauren encountering challenges this time beyond school that help her stretch and grow. Not only must she attend her first-ever […]

Posted in Book Authors, Book Illustrators, Penguin Days, Rebecca Bender, Sara Leach

Foreword Reviews calls Penguin Days a “lighthearted story…”

November 28th, 2018

Foreword Reviews “A lighthearted story, Penguin Days follows Lauren, who is on the autism spectrum. She sometimes misreads social cues, like not understanding why others laugh; she is not always included in groups…. Pencil illustrations by Rebecca Bender appear on nearly every spread. They feature Lauren and her family and are insightful in showing the […]

Posted in Book Authors, Book Illustrators, Penguin Days, Rebecca Bender, Sara Leach

Quill & Quire ★ Starred Review

November 17th, 2018

Quill & Quire **Starred Review** “Skrypuch and the now-adult Van Ho collaborate on this account of Van’s life from the morning she woke to find her mother and siblings gone to when, four years later, she was reunited with her family in Toronto…. [T]hroughout the book, the authors eschew sentimentality and sensationalism, creating a straightforward […]

Posted in Book Authors, Marsha Skrypuch, Van Ho

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