Poetry

Picture Books for Easter

Easter baskets are a huge deal for my family. 13 years away from home, and Mom still sends a box filled with the usual suspects: Cadbury Creme Eggs, Peeps, Robin’s Eggs, and Jelly Beans. And, of course, a book. Easter has always been a time for my parents to get a special book for each…

A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams

Title: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams Author: Jen Bryant Illustrator: Melissa Sweet Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers In November I posted about the NYTimes 10 best illustrated books of the year 2008. I’ve finally gotten my hands on the one I was most interested to see, A River of…