Celebrate Come with Me (with Us)!

  ” . . . though at the level of the individual our actions are as light as a cloud, united they can change the color of the sky.” —Yvette Pierpaoli, Refugees International   These beautiful words by my collaborator Pascal Lemaitre‘s mother-in-law, Yvette Pierpaoli, a humanitarian who died in Kosovo while working for Refugees International, […]

On the Way Down

Tomorrow, March 14, is the book birthday of my debut middle-grade novel Matylda, Bright & Tender, a novel I started in the summer of 2012. I came home one night recently, and there was a box on the dining table, addressed to me. I opened it right away—and inside I found a necklace, with a note from […]