One of the strangest things I’ve had to get used to is the different lingo in America. The confused faces I’ve seen after I say some words are hilarious, and I’ve quickly had to adjust to using different terms for words that are commonly used in SA. 468 more words
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I’m frequently astounded and delighted by the wide range of information and subjects that cross my desk. On any given day I might find myself researching Turkish folktales, oriole migration, or medieval bookmaking. 1,030 more words
Will I need to be able to spell during the apocalypse?
Will I need a little-used sly synonym to endear myself to others before I shank them for some shoe leather? 348 more words
In the aftermath of The Right Word‘s selection for the 2015-2016 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, author Jen Bryant and illustrator Melissa Sweet both filmed short video interviews allowing readers a rare glimpse into their respective studios — and a behind-the-scenes look at the creativity and hard work they each poured into their Caldecott Honor–winning picture-book biography of Peter Mark Roget. 8 more words