Essays

Illustrating The Gardener
By David Small
(Summer 1998)

The Right Size
By Margaret Willey
(Summer 1998)

What Is There to Imagine with a Gun?
By Mary Lou Burket
(Summer 1998)

Reading for Pleasure
By Christine Heppermann
(Fall 1998)

Writing History
By Julius Lester
(Fall 1998)

I Was a Bookstore Psychic
By Betsy Thomas
(Winter 1998/99)

When Just Enough Is Plenty
By Mary Lou Burket
(Winter 1998/99)

Working with My Hands
By Lois Ehlert
(Winter 1998/99)

Policing the Borders of Innocence
By Perry Nodelman
(Spring 1999)

Take a Walk, Bik Bok
By Mary Lou Burket
(Spring 1999)

The True Face of War
By Gary Paulsen
(Spring 1999)

When Books Help
By Linda Goettina
(Spring 1999)

Beyond Guidebooks
By Roz Ramstad Hawley
(Summer 1999)

Books That Aren’t Afraid of the Dark
By Christine Alfano
(Summer 1999)

Truth in Storytelling
By Jennifer Armstrong
(Summer 1999)

The Boys in Children’s Books
By Perry Nodelman
(Fall 1999)

The World Up Close
By Christine Alfano
(Fall 1999)

How Swedish Picture Books Changed My Life
By Christine Alfano
(Winter 1999/00)

The Photographer as Illustrator
By Henry Horenstein
(Winter 1999/00)

Expanding the Boundaries
By Mary Lou Burket
(Spring 2000)

Foreign Goods
By Michael Patrick Hearn
(Spring 2000)

‘Drive,’ She Said: Five Good Reasons to Pack Audio Books
By Christine Alfano
(Summer 2000)

Moral Values in Fiction
By Katherine Paterson
(Summer 2000)

Radical Faith: The Life of St. Francis
By Susan Marie Swanson
(Summer 2000)

Becoming the Dark-Blue Bee: Distant Journeys That Lead Us Home
By Mary Pope Osborne
(Fall 2000)

Dinosaurs!
By John Caddy
(Fall 2000)

The Healing Way: Stories of Three Young Apprentices
By Mary Lou Burket
(Fall 2000)

Beyond Barbie
By Krystyna Poray Goddu
(Winter 2000/01)

Bridging the Age Divide
By Christine Alfano
(Winter 2000/01)

Philip Pullman’s Quest
By Jack Zipes
(Winter 2000/01)

Gabrielle Vincent: An Artist at Her Table
By Christine Alfano
(Spring 2001)

Getting It Right
By Sally M. Hunter
(Spring 2001)

The Geiserts Go to Town
By Arthur Geisert
(Spring 2001)

Two Boats in One River
By Joseph Bruchac
(Spring 2001)

Adventures in Illustration
By Marc Simont
(Summer 2001)

In the Garden
By Liz Rosenberg
(Summer 2001)

Season of Change
By Krystyna Poray Goddu
(Summer 2001)

Time Out for Trash
By Linda Goettina
(Summer 2001)

In the Ring
By Mary Lou Burket
(Fall 2001)

Navigating the Neighborhood
By Jennifer Armstrong
(Fall 2001)

Switch Craft
By Christine Alfano
(Fall 2001)

History Happens
By Richard Peck
(Winter 2001/02)

Original Kin
By Mary Lou Burket
(Winter 2001/02)

The Wishing Bone
By Kate DiCamillo
(Winter 2001/02)

Lives of Struggle, Lives of Hope
By Jenny Browne
(Spring 2002)

Migrants Yes
By Antonia Gray
(Spring 2002)

Off to See the Wizard
By Monica Edinger
(Spring 2002)

A Lifetime of Stories: Remembering Virginia Hamilton
By Kathleen T. Horning
(Summer 2002)

Blake’s Tiger
By Susan Marie Swanson
(Summer 2002)

Guys and Reading
By Jon Scieszka
(Summer 2002)

On Their Toes
By Krystyna Poray Goddu
(Summer 2002)

What Is Your Wish?
By Mary Lou Burket
(Summer 2002)

Small Wonders
By Mary Lou Burket
(Fall 2002)

The Picture Book Redefined
By Nathalie op de Beeck
(Fall 2002)

Beach Girl
By Margaret Willey
(Winter 2002/03)

On the Job
By Joan Bauer
(Winter 2002/03)

View from the Edge
By Deb Kruse-Field
(Winter 2002/03)

Behind the Tabs
By Paul O. Zelinsky
(Spring 2003)

Fast and Loose
By Wilborn Hampton
(Spring 2003)

Feed Me
By Jenny Sawyer
(Spring 2003)

The Evolution of Our Family Tree
By Lisa Westberg Peters
(Spring 2003)

An Economy of Words
By Deb Kruse-Field
(Summer 2003)

An Ode to Frog and Toad
By Karla Kuskin
(Summer 2003)

Crossing Boundaries
By Shelley Pearsall
(Summer 2003)

The Power of “Dreams”
By Susan Marie Swanson
(Summer 2003)

Wind in the Grass, Lace Under Glass
By Martha Davis Beck
(Summer 2003)