Doreen Cronin

Tweet Doreen Cronin specializes in picture books with euphonious prose not afraid to include challenging vocabulary.  Dooby Dooby Moo is one of my favorite read-aloud books – featuring singing “Born to be Wild” in quack. Large format hardbacks, glossy pages, large serif font, one or two sentences per page. Duck Series Betsy Lewin is the…

Lindsey Leavitt

Tweet Going Vintage A modern Southern California teen (a junior in high school) goes retro (including no cell phone) in the wake of discovering that her boyfriend (her first steady) has been carrying on a (low-key, tame, but nevertheless emotionally invested) virtual affair.  She’s kind of OCD – she’s an inveterate list-maker – but is…