Blog Tour # 2

The blog tour continues.  What’s a blog tour? A blog tour gives those on the tour a chance to meet different authors by way of their blogs. The Next Big Thing began in Australia. Each week a different author answers specific questions about his or her upcoming book. The answers are posted on author’s blogs. Read More…




COUNTING ON GRACE

Inspired by a famous Lewis Hine photograph, Elizabeth Winthrop’s latest book is set in a Vermont mill town in 1910, when child labor was common, and a bright, eager girl had to struggle to receive an education. Against a backdrop of callous mill owners, national calls for labor reform, and a family that can barely Read More…




A LITTLE DEMONSTRATION OF AFFECTION

Harper and Row, 1975 Dell, 1977 translated into Norwegian, Finnish, German) 1960-1975, School Library Journal Best of the Best Jenny and her brother Charley discover each other one crazy summer. “…involving novel perceptibly probes often ignored nuances in family relationships.” – School Library Journal “…an extremely valuable book.” -New York Times Book Review






KNOCK, KNOCK, WHO’S THERE

Holiday House, 1978 Dell Paperback, 1980 Sam, Michael, and their alcoholic mother struggle separately and together with the crippling grief they feel after Pa’s death. “Focuses, with genuine feeling, on the bleakly realistic scenes of life with an alcoholic parent.” -Kirkus Reviews