Posted September 30, 2015 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Helaine Smith , Teaching Particulars

Andy Ladd reviews Teaching Particulars for First Things. He writes, "While many programs aim to instill 'critical thinking skills,' Smith demonstrates how one might actually make good on that promise." And "Smith’s exercises plant a talent that will serve youths well beyond high school. There should be more books of this... [Details]

Washington Independent reviews Then & Now

Posted September 23, 2015 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Eva Brann , Then and Now

The Washington Independent Review of Books covered Then & Now by Eva Brann in their monthly feature on "books of and about poetry."Grace Cavalieri writes, "...[Y]ou will read Then & Now with deep abiding pleasure, slowly savoring the use of language in its highest locution." Read the full review. [Details]

Amy Nathan in the Baltimore Sun

Posted July 27, 2015 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Amy Nathan , Round and Round Together

Amy Nathan, author of Round and Round Together: Taking a Merry-Go-Round Ride into the Civil Rights Movement, writes in the Baltimore Sun about an eighth grade project on civil rights.MIDDLE SCHOOL HISTORY PROJECT HAS LESSONS FOR US ALLA group of Glen Burnie eighth graders recently became unlikely ambassadors for civil... [Details]

The Wall Street Journal on Davey McGravy

Posted April 27, 2015 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Davey McGravy , David Mason

The Wall Street Journal reviewed Davey McGravy: Sadness suffuses the magical realism of Davey McGravy (Paul Dry, 109 pages, $14.95), a novella-length series of poems by David Mason that explores a boy’s grief after the death of his mother. With the idea that the stories should be read aloud, Mr.... [Details]

5280 reviews Davey McGravy

Posted March 23, 2015 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Davey McGravy , David Mason

5280: The Denver Magazine reviewed Davey McGravy. An excerpt:           This lyrical collection of poems sees Davey McGravey through his grief, delivering him gently back into the realm of           boyhood over the course of its 109 sincere pages. Intended to be read aloud to “children and adult children,”           this... [Details]

Image galleries on Pinterest

Posted March 19, 2015 by Will Schofield
illustrations , photographs

We've added a bunch of images from our books to Pinterest. Take a look: Barry Moser's wood engravings of famous authors (from Literary Genius) Grant Silverstein's line drawings (from Davey McGravy) Vincent Feldman's photographs (from City Abandoned) Photographs from Xan Fielding's books (from our two reprints) Photos from Ill Met By Moonlight (our reprint)... [Details]