What a beautiful way to wind down poetry month. Follow this: I was ready Tanita Davis’ moving description of Marilyn Nelson’s work which was inspired by Miss Rumphius’ birthday post and interview of said same poet/author. She, like Karen Hesse is one who knows how to do the poetic story quite well. Follow the trail… Read More Marilyn

A few new Grants for ya

1. Robert Wood Foundation Grant A national grant opportunity encourages foundations to collaborate and work with community partners to reduce violence. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is offering Local Funding artnership grants to collaborations of local funders and grant makers.  RWJ will award matching grants to partnering foundations to reduce violence including domestic violence, child… Read More A few new Grants for ya

Book Requests

Two recent books request.  The first appeared in a response to one of my postings from Finola Prescott: I have a question: I am from St. Lucia and am always frustrated at the complete lack of GOOD books fin shops & libraries or kids to read – there’s a volunteer library in Gros Islet, called… Read More Book Requests

In General

I’ve got a long post coming. I have a Crazy Colored Summer List to create and such wonderful suggestions to choose from!  I have lots of stuff I’ve been reading on Twitter and more I’ll read when I catch up on my Google Reader. I FINALLY got a new shipment of books and came home… Read More In General