This Saturday: author event in Kingston, NY

Please come on Saturday, June 27 at 1:00 PM to the Kingston, NY Barnes & Noble for an author event with Amie Borst, Laura Diamond and me.

Saturday, June 27 middle grade author event in Kingston, NY

For anyone in or around upstate New York on Saturday June 27, please join me (talking about My Year of Epic Rock), Amie Borst (Little Dead Riding Hood) and Laura

BEA 2015

This was my third BEA (and last for a while, since next summer the conference is heading to Chicago). I enjoy it more each year because I scale back what

BEA 2015

Alright, heading off to BEA in NYC. Really looking forward to this (even though it’s at Javits). I’ll report back.

Another Person’s Poison

There’s a new book out about food allergies. Written by Matthew Smith, an academic and medical historian, he gives a cultural history and overview to the disease in “Another Person’s

YA Lit with Food Allergies

A fab roundup of YA titles that involve food allergies, which authors Stephanie Khuen, Ayun Halliday, Hanna Moskowitz, Janet Gurtler and yours truly. Thanks Teen Librarian Toolbox for the feature

Food pantry for food allergic families

Buying alternative foods for a food allergic family member can be costly. The soy/coconut/etc. milk costs more than regular old dairy, the snacks like granola bars or top 8-free cookies

May is Food Allergy Action Month

So May = Food Allergy Action Month. FAAN, now called FARE, is the force behind Food Allergy Awareness week and the focus during the entire month of May on education

7 Ways to Talk About Food Allergies

In 7 Ways to Talk About Food Allergies, writer Johanna Bond talks about what she’s learned since being diagnosed with adult-onset food allergies. Bond’s advice, aimed at adults, is good

These blondies

They’re Flourless Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies with Sea Salt (they’re vegan, gluten-free & healthy). That is all.