Joan Bransfield Graham’s poem Nurse: Healing Hand was featured in Lee Bennett Hopkins’ I Am Someone Else: Poems About Pretending, which debuted July 2. Kirkus called her poem a “standout.”
Lee Wardlaw, author of 30 books for young readers, was named a Midnight Hero by Fox News for her Books for Paradise project. Lee collected over 5,000 autographed children’s books, valued at $62,000, to help rebuild the Paradise, California school libraries destroyed by wildfire last year. Lee has also been nominated as a 2019 CNN Every Day Hero for her project.
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Image courtesy of Joan Bransfield Graham.