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Book Reviews Are Pouring In

Reviews are coming in for Glorious Times: Adventures of the Craighead Naturalists. Hooray! The pleasant surprise is that they are positive. Here are links to several of them: 55 more words

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Lightening review: My Side of the Mountain

It’s always a pleasure to revisit an old favourite, and this is exactly what I did when I reread My Side of the Mountain by… 171 more words

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Writing tips from Jean Craighead George

When I was writing my review for My Side of the Mountain (you’ll see it soon), I came across Jean Craighead George’s website.

The author’s website is still maintained, even since her death in 2012, and contains a tab along the top titled “On Writing.” It’s written more for children, I think, but still was fun to read. 68 more words


The Authors that Influence Me

Originally this was going to be my favorite authors, but that’s kind of boring. Instead I’ll talk about the authors from my early years that have had an impact on my writing and on my life. 595 more words

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Glorious Times Selected as Award Finalist

Foreword Reviews just informed me that Glorious Times: Adventures of the Craighead Naturalists has been selected as a Finalist in its 2016 Book of the Year Awards: … 186 more words

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Ice Whale

by Jean Craighead George
Children’s Lit
4 of 5 stars

I picked up this slim novel at a used bookstore in Glenwood Springs this summer (incidentally there is also a delightful shop there called Kaleidoscoops where yes, you can get any flavor or color of ice cream you can imagine). 725 more words


New Article on the Craighead Naturalists

The January/February 2017 issue of The Penn Stater, the Penn State University alumni magazine, contains an article titled “Three of a Kind.” The three of a kind are Frank Jr. 159 more words

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