Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another.
For some fun off-topic news! Love, Amalia, which I acquired while I was with Simon & Schuster was published today. Happy publication day to Alma Flor Ada and Gabriel Zubizarreta! (Beautiful cover, right?) A young girl’s discovery of her cultural heritage helps her lovingly cope with loss in this tender tale from […]
Today I’m donning my editor hat because I have something really fun to share with you, reader friends—especially you mommies and anyone else who loves picture books. A few weeks ago, I met with the founder of a pretty cool new digital picture book platform called uTales. It’s a subscription-based picture book service, kind of […]
Today is a very special day in my life as an editor. The first book I edited—Dancing Home by Alma Flor Ada and her son, Gabriel M. Zubizarreta—was published today by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Publishing Division. Dancing Home is a story for middle-grade readers […]