October 17, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
I hope you and young readers you know will pick up The Plot to Kill a Queen, and experience, in just a small way, the magic of theater.
September 18, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
In multi-voiced, first-person poems and dramatic scratchboard illustrations created by my son, Jeffery Boston Weatherford, Kin conjures the voices and stories of our ancestors and their contemporaries on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
August 18, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
A powerful, unflinching look at the hard truths of the legacy of slavery, mental health issues, and the connection between medical neglect and racism
May 9, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Immensely readable, this look at the worst and best of our history will inspire, educate, and infuriate.
May 2, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
When someone pretends that a plantation is about love and good old-fashioned family values, it keeps us on very different wavelengths.
March 28, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Reading hard history builds empathy and intercultural competence. It allows young people to understand new and different perspectives.
February 3, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
What sets my novel apart is the acknowledgment of the past and its celebration of Black excellence and achievement.
January 20, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
There seems like an awfully long distance between the past and future and yet, whether it is 1940 or 2040, the questions I continue to find most intriguing are timeless. Who are we in the worst of times? What does it mean to survive? And, What do we want our world to look like?
October 17, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Historical fiction helps [kids] see that the past is closer to the present than they ever imagined, that the lives of people who lived long ago are not so different from their own.
by Travis Jonker
Politics in Practice
by Peter Bromberg
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
by Steven Engelfried
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