Algonquin Young Readers

#MyrtleMondays: Fall Virtual Events Schedule

This strange new virtual world we’ve been thrust into actually means we have all sorts of new opportunities springing up! This fall, I am excited to be able to add more events than ever before to my schedule. In addition to virtual school visits, I have a wonderful virtual bookstore tour shaping up, with more… Read more »

#Myrtle Mondays: A Conversation with Myrtle & Friends

Recently, I had the chance to speak with the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association, along with fellow Alqonquin Young Readers authors Amy Timberlake and Yamile Saied Méndez. Our panel, part of MPIBA’s Summer Camp series, was recorded, and now it’s available live for anyone who’d like to see us chat up some fun fall… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Words with Friends–Victorian Style!

Are you a fan of Words with Friends (or its low-tech forebear, Scrabble)? Are you a Wordament Grandmaster (Level 193 and counting!), or as we knew it in the 20th century, Boggle? Word-forming parlor games were a popular pastime in the 19th century, too, and I have one to share with you today. McLoughlin Brothers’… Read more »