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One Came Home
One Came Home is an audiobook produced by Listening Library!
These were two videos I made on the fly for the 2014 ALA Newbery/Caldecott Banquet. But you might like to see them too, so here they are!
Essays, Cooking Recipes, and Written Doodles
- 4/11/13: Essay for Project Passenger Pigeon, a website commemorating the death of the last passenger pigeon.
- 2/10/13: "How to Make Passenger Pigeon Pie like Someone from 1871" a guest post for Nerdy Book Club
- 1/23/13: A Letter to My Teen Self, a guest post for Dear Teen Me
- 1/18/13: "Believe Me, When I Say There's Some Great Stuff Here: A List of Multimedia Used to Imagine Passenger Pigeons and 1871 Life," a guest post with links for The Children's Book Review.
- 1/17/13: "The History of the Passenger Pigeon Extinction Makes an Author want to Write from Pissed-Off Place," a guest post for The Bermuda Onion.
- 1/15/13: "How to Imagine Passenger Pigeons EXACTLY like the Author of One Came Home," a guest post for The Mother-Daughter Book Club. I tell myself to imagine lots and lots of birds and it goes afoul from there . . .
- 1/14/13: "Is it a Coincidence? Help Me," a guest post for Sharpreads about two major events that occurred in Wisconsin in 1871. I mean it when I say I'd like help. If you've got a lead on this, please tell me.
Tell-All Interviews (or confessions of a type-a-holic)
- /8/13: An Interview for Chicago's Printers Row Lit Fest. It includes an admission that I am a story addict. Yes.
- 3/7/13: The interview with Elizabeth Dulemba where I describe how I tried to shoot a rifle with my dad at The Rotten Gun Club. (It was called 'The Rod & Gun Club' -- I misheard.)
- 1/28/13: The Interview with Author Of... in which I answer the dreaded 'E' question: Are you an environmentalist?
- 1/16/13: The Interview with Book Monster where I realize that One Came Home got its beginnings from WAY more places than I originally knew, and now it was time to come clean.
- 1/11/13: The Interview with Kid Lit Frenzy: Included? A writing exercise for engaging students with history, and a desperate plea for Gandalf's help with my to-read pile.
- 1/10/13: The Yes-I-TOO-was-Inspired-by-Oprah Interview with Shelf Elf
- 1/9/13: The Interview with I Read Banned Books in which I admit I had a DUD of a title for this book, and where I answer the question, "So just HOW historically-accurate are those female characters?" (Okay, so she didn't say it like that -- Jen is very, very nice!)
- 1/7/13: The I-Don't-Mind-School-Lunches Interview for The OWL for YA