Archive for the ‘Pay it Forward Fridays’ Category

The Window Into Our Imaginations

I just Skyped with 1st and 3rd graders at Verne W. Critz Elementary in New York state. We read TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! and I shared with them some picture book secrets. But the highlight came when they each showed … Continue reading


Light Up the Library – BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS!

The container arrived, the boxes transported, the books sorted and now libraries are being built in multiple Ugandan schools and communities. Andrea Pauline, the executive director of Musana Children’s Home writes: Hi Jean!! I wanted to send you an update on … Continue reading


World Read Aloud Day coming March 7th!

Celebrate the Power of Words and Stories and Take Action for Global Literacy with LitWorldWorldwide at least 793 million people remain illiterate. Imagine a world where everyone can read… 

On March 7, 2012, LitWorld, a global literacy organization based in … Continue reading


What’s Happening With the Princess?

TOO PRINCESSY! is now available! And we’ve been celebrating all week. Wanna join the party? Here’s how:  * I’m giving away an autographed copy on Goodreads. Just a click to enter. What could be easier?The giveaway ends on 1/31. So  … Continue reading


Some Happy Holiday News About LIGHT UP THE LIBRARY

Okay I promised you some really exciting news about LIGHT UP THE LIBRARY and here it is. We not only met our goal for LIBRARIES FOR LIFE – PEACE CORPS UGANDA but we’re joining forces with another Books for Africa … Continue reading

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