Barbara Park Remembered Barbara Park, author of many books for children – including the bestselling Junie B. Jones series – died on November 15 at age 66, after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Here, some of those with whom she enjoyed lengthy professional and personal relationships pay tribute.
Day One at Bologna 2014: Brisk Weather and Brisk Business. Gray skies and cool temperatures didn’t dampen the mood much at the first day of the 51st Bologna Children’s Book Fair. As is often the case, several deals were cemented in the frenzied run-up to the fair, while many others will come together in the weeks and months to follow.
Setting: "1099. Jerusalem awaits the invasion of the crusaders who have surrounded the city’s gates. There, inside the ancient city’s walls, women and men of every age and faith have gathered to hear the wisdom of a mysterious man known only as the Copt." Manuscript Found in Accra (Vintage) by Paulo Coelho http://www.amazon.com/dp/0345805054/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_CLlZtb0F3WA9GG1G