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ARCs Are Here

Advance Reading Copies (ARCs) for Glorious Times: Adventures of the Craighead Naturalists have arrived and I’ve sent copies to the important prepress reviewers. Reviews from some of them could assure significant orders from bookstores and libraries. 199 more words

Craighead Naturalists

This and that and some other things

For the past 3 weeks, it hasn’t been Radio WTWP (wall-to-wall Proust, with a tip of the hat to Prof. Peter Schickele) on my reading shelf. 669 more words

Historical Fiction

Book Recommendation: Julie Of The Wolves by Jean Craighead George

As winter snows encase our homes and icy winds sculpt the landscape, I am reminded of my favorite book as a child. Julie Of The Wolves… 370 more words

Confessions Of A Bookworm

A Great Book Cover for $100

As my book on the Craighead Naturalists inches toward publication, a cover is needed. Using a single photo for a background image wouldn’t work because the Craigheads are identified with so many things. 453 more words


My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George


Illustrated by Jean Craighead George

My Side of the Mountain is the first of a trilogy, written over a 40 year period, that includes On the Far Side of the Mountain and Frightful’s Mountain. 505 more words


Everglades and Art Competitions

Art competitions are a controversial subject among teachers. Do you risk getting a student’s hopes up? Who’s judging these things anyway? And isn’t is about the process not the product? 191 more words

Art Teacher

Artwork on Craighead House Kitchen Walls

This week I started a task that I’ve put off for a good while: cataloging the artwork drawn or painted directly on the plaster walls of the Craighead House kitchen. 373 more words

Craighead House