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An essay from Emma Carroll

Strange Star

Digging Around: The Private Lives of Writers

It’s a side of being an author that comes with the territory: personal stuff, I mean—your story, your inspiration, things about you that make readers prick up their ears.  Yet in 1818, when Frankenstein was published, Mary Shelley did so anonymously. As the foreword was written by Percy Bysshe Shelley, the most common assumption was that he’d also written the book. It was a powerful, violent, clever story, so it had to be the work of a man—right?

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Frenemies in the Family

Frenemies in the Family By Kathleen Krull; illustrated by Maple Lam

One minute you can’t live without them… the next minute you don’t want them breathing your air! Siblings everywhere will relate to this humorous look at famous brothers and sisters whose important bonds have shaped their accomplishments… (mostly) for the better.

Author Spotlight

TAMMI SAUER is a full-time children’s book author who presents at schools and conferences across the nation. She is the author of twenty-eight picture books, including Wordy BirdyCowboy CampChicken DanceNugget & Fang, and Princess in Training. In addition to winning awards, Tammi’s books have gone on to do great things: Chicken Dance: The Musical is on a national tour, and Your Alien, an NPR Best Book, has been published in French, Italian, Korean, and Spanish. Tammi and her family live in Edmond, Oklahoma. Visit her online at tammisauer.com.