{book} open mic

Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices edited by Mitali Perkins Candlewick, 2013. (ages 12 & up) hardcover, 127pages w/ “About the Contributors.” Library loan. As Mitali Perkins observes in her “Introduction,” “humor has the power to break down barriers and cross borders. Once you’ve shared a laugh with someone, it’s almostContinue reading “{book} open mic”

guys read

Guys Read #01: Funny Business Edited by Jon Scieszka w/ Illustrations by Adam Rex Scholastic Inc., 2010. 10 stories, 268 pages, tradepaper. Ten stories guaranteed to delight, amuse, and possibly make you spit your milk in your friend’s face, from the following esteemed writers: Mac Barnett (The Brixton Brothers: The Case of the Case ofContinue reading “guys read”