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About meI teach children's literature, adolescent literature, and nonfiction at the University of New Orleans, taught children for 20 years, and am the author of The Cat Who Loved Mozart (Holiday House, 2001), illustrated by Henri Sorenson and contributor to The Quilt of States by Adrian Yorinks. I have been editor of the JOURNAL of CHILDREN'S LITERATURE and a member of the committee NOTABLE BOOKS FOR THE LANGUAGE ARTS (NCTE). I am a member of ALA, NCTE, IRA, and SCBWI.
About my libraryHaving lost a large public library (2700 books or so) to the floods of Katrina in 2005, I am stunned at how quickly I have accumulated yet another large personal library (I am a huge fan of second hand book sales, specifically the Symphony Book Fair, held in New Orleans every spring). One collection within my collection includes more than 1000 cat books.
Groups2016 Spring Children's Literature, Children's Lit 2012, Children's Literature Fall 2011, Children's Literature spring 2014, Fall 2012 Children's Literature, Fall 2012 Nonfiction, FALL 2013 Children's Literature, Fall 2014 Children's Literature, Fall 2015 Children's Literature UNO, LITERATURE FOR THE GIFTED CHILD: EDLS 6545 —show all groups, Nonfiction Spring 2012, NONFICTION Spring 2014, Nonfiction UNO Fall 2011, Spring 2012 Children's Literature, SPRING 2013 Children's Literature, SPRING 2013 NONFICTION, SPRING 2015 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, SPRING 2015 Nonfiction Across the Curriculum, Spring 2016 Nonfiction
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