“A Storm Called Katrina” Uses the Picture Book Format to Document a Boy and His Family’s Escape From the New Orleans Disaster

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ The paintings are the real strength of the 2011 Picture book A Storm Called Katrina by Myron Uhlberg and illustrated by Colin Bootman. A

“A Storm Called Katrina” Uses the Picture Book Format to Document a Boy and His Family’s Escape From the New Orleans Disaster

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ The paintings are the real strength of the 2011 Picture book A Storm Called Katrina by Myron Uhlberg and illustrated by Colin Bootman. A

“Zane and the Hurricane” Imagines One Boy’s Perspective on Living Through Hurricane Katrina

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ Tackling  a historical, national event is a daunting task for any author. Make it an event from recent history and the difficulty increases. Now

“Zane and the Hurricane” Imagines One Boy’s Perspective on Living Through Hurricane Katrina

*Each week in the month of August I'll feature one children's book about Hurricane Katrina.* ~Rebuild~Remember~ Tackling  a historical, national event is a daunting task for any author. Make it an event from recent history and the difficulty increases. Now

“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans” is a Glorious, Gory, True Crime, Horror, Graphic Novel

Unbeknownst to me, Author and Illustrator Rick Geary has been producing a series of glorious true crime graphic novels since the 1980's. His first series, A Treasury of Victorian Murders included volumes on Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, H.H. Holmes

“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans” is a Glorious, Gory, True Crime, Horror, Graphic Novel

Unbeknownst to me, Author and Illustrator Rick Geary has been producing a series of glorious true crime graphic novels since the 1980's. His first series, A Treasury of Victorian Murders included volumes on Jack the Ripper, Lizzie Borden, H.H. Holmes

“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is a Bright, Trippy Mess of a Movie and a Ton of Fun

With a $180,000,000 budget and the director of The Fifth Element (Luc Besson) at its helm, hopes were high for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. It is glorious to look at and for the first thirty minutes

“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is a Bright, Trippy Mess of a Movie and a Ton of Fun

With a $180,000,000 budget and the director of The Fifth Element (Luc Besson) at its helm, hopes were high for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. It is glorious to look at and for the first thirty minutes

“Lucía the Luchadora” is the Best Kind of Book About the Best Superhero

Lucía the Luchadora is the powerhouse debut picture book of author Cynthia Leonor Garza, and illustrator Alyssa Bermudez. It reinforces that girls can equal and surpass boys in sport, encourages compassion and helping others, all while being a heaping ton

“Lucía the Luchadora” is the Best Kind of Book About the Best Superhero

Lucía the Luchadora is the powerhouse debut picture book of author Cynthia Leonor Garza, and illustrator Alyssa Bermudez. It reinforces that girls can equal and surpass boys in sport, encourages compassion and helping others, all while being a heaping ton

Eek! You Can Now Watch the First High Energy Six Minutes of “Baby Driver!”

You have no doubt heard tell of Edgar Wright‘s stylistically perfect new film, Baby Driver. With a bang-up cast including Ansel Egort, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, Baby Driver is a thrill a minute with one of the

Eek! You Can Now Watch the First High Energy Six Minutes of “Baby Driver!”

You have no doubt heard tell of Edgar Wright‘s stylistically perfect new film, Baby Driver. With a bang-up cast including Ansel Egort, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, Baby Driver is a thrill a minute with one of the

“Maudie” is a Quiet Film with an Honest Portrayl of Bittersweet Love

Maud Lewis was a quiet housemaid in Nova Scotia whose simple folk art paintings brought her gradual fame in the 1960’s. Hers is not a story of a passionate artist who fights her way to glory, or a painter whose work is discovered

“Maudie” is a Quiet Film with an Honest Portrayl of Bittersweet Love

Maud Lewis was a quiet housemaid in Nova Scotia whose simple folk art paintings brought her gradual fame in the 1960’s. Hers is not a story of a passionate artist who fights her way to glory, or a painter whose work is discovered