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Top Drawer News — Children’s Book Week Giveaway

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If you’re a reader, you remember your favorite childhood book. And, no matter how much time has passed since you were a child, you can quote lines from the story and describe the hero and the setting. The book—whether a mystery, humor, horror, or science fiction—became part of your own story.

That’s the power of books, and the power of reading, and that’s one reason for Children’s Book Week, an annual celebration of reading.

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Top Drawer News — One Writer’s Journey

Author, editor and blogger Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz is hosting us on her blog, One Writer’s Journey, today. In addition to being a multi-published author of books for children and adults, Penny’s a great interviewer, and we had fun answering her questions about our writing. We talked about our first book, The SkyHorse, and our most recent book, Walled In, and…

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Essay — Myth or Fact?

April 3, 2014, is the five hundred and first anniversary of the day Juan Ponce de León set foot on the peninsula now known as Florida. He traveled here from Spain with three ships and sighted Florida on Easter week. The name he gave his discovery, La Florida, is based on Spain’s Easter celebration, Feast of the Flowers. Last year,…

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Top Drawer News — Book Birthday!

Sometimes we get busy here in Carpenter Country and the days slip past before we take the opportunity to acknowledge them. But there are special days we always like to pause and remember—BIRTHDAYS! March is the month for a BIG BIRTHDAY! Our first book, a young adult novel, The SkyHorse, was born in March of 2012. That’s right—Zephyr the winged…

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