Monthly Archives: May 2013

Real ‘Girl Power:’ Another Story Behind A Girl Called Problem

I recently wrote an essay for my publisher’s blog about a former student of mine who had the courage to speak out against sexual bribery at the university where I taught in Tanzania. Her story and many others make me … Continue reading

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The NYT Sunday Book Review Weighs In!

Linda Sue Park reviews A Girl Called Problem and The Vine Basket┬áby Josanne La Valley in the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Park discusses point of view and some of the challenges of providing exposition for unfamiliar cultural contexts … Continue reading

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Wowzers!

Elizabeth Bird of Fuse #8 at School Library Journal just wrote an amazing review of A Girl Called Problem. This woman is major royalty in the middle-grade and young-adult universe. She’s served on the Newbery committee, written for Horn Book, … Continue reading

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