Hi Meltingpot Readers, A couple of weeks ago, I received a copy of Prison Baby (Beacon Press) in the mail from an editor who thought I’d like it. She was absolutely right, although “like it” wouldn’t exactly be the way Continue reading Meltingpot Book Review: Prison Baby by Deborah Jiang Stein
Hi Meltingpot Readers, I am so lucky to be on the mailing list of some great publishers. Look what books showed up on my doorstep last week. Thank you Beacon Press and Algonquin! That’s Prison Baby by Deborah Jiang Stein Continue reading My Cup Runneth Over …with Books!
Hi Meltingpot Readers, I’ve been blogging for over five years now and it occurs to me that I’ve written a few good posts during that time. So good, I think they deserve another look. I’ll be reposting from time to Continue reading Flashback Friday: The One About Black People Adopting White Children
Hello Meltingpot Readers, I just found out that actor Conrad Bain, aka Mr. Drummond from Diff’rent Strokes died on Monday. He was 89. I can’t say I was a big fan of Bain’s, but I was a loyal viewer of Continue reading RIP Conrad Bain: The Meltingpot Mourns Mr. Drummond
Hello Meltingpot Readers, So, all of my loyal readers know that I practically live at the library. In the summer it’s no different, except I usually haul my kids with me on my visits. They love the library too. When Continue reading “Kimchi & Calamari:” A YA Novel with a Meltingpot Twist