Monthly Archives: June 2010

Had a fantastic time at ALA in DC!

I had such a fantastic time at ALA! So much good happened around Scars! I *loved* hearing from a number of librarians that they can’t keep Scars in the library–that so many kids want it, that it’s gone viral. Incredible! … Continue reading

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SCARS launch was lovely!

The launch tonight was fantastic! I had such a wonderful time. People were wonderful, and celebrative, and just…lovely. I went from nervous (and a bit scared, especially of the public speaking) to excited and happy, seeing all the friendly faces … Continue reading

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Toronto book launch for SCARS today!

Today is the Toronto launch for SCARS! I’m so excited and nervous. (laughing) I’ve been practicing my speech–I’m going to talk about self-harm, as well as about SCARS. And there will be some live music by the incredible singer Roveena–if … Continue reading

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Torontoist Q & A with me about SCARS!

Check out the Torontoist Q & A with me about SCARS! I think the interviewer, James Grainger, asked some thoughtful, intelligent questions.

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Gotta Keep Reading – nice video by middle schoolers about reading

I love watching short videos on reading–especially when they’re done well. And this video, by Ocoee middle school, is great! They call it “Gotta Keep Reading”–a parody of I Gotta Feeling. I love it! Yay, Ocoee school! What do you … Continue reading

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