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O Pioneers!

Title: O Pioneers! Author: Willa Cather Genre: Classic Fiction Age Range YA and up I picked up this book because it was about pioneers, but then realized it was by Willa Cather, who has written many classic books. There is a reason her books are known as classic works. Cather's writing is magical. I love reading about the pioneer era and wanted to feel like I was there in the story. The way Cather writes, I certainly felt that. I could see the landscape, feel the breeze on my face, and smell the air. The characters were all equally interesting. The plot itself was rather loose, and at times I wasn't sure where the story was going. But I didn't care because her descriptions caused my mind to

Author Interview: Annette Bay Pimentel, Mountain Chef

There have been amazing people throughout history with their stories just waiting to be told. That's what inspires author Annette Bay Pimentel to write. Read more about how she came to write Mountain Chef, the true story of a Chinese American mountain man who fed thirty people for ten days in the wilderness--and helped inspire the creation of the National Park Service. 1. List the titles of your published books (include publisher and year published) and your author website/Facebook page links. Mountain Chef: How One Man Lost His Groceries, Changed His Plans, and Helped Cook up the National Park Service (Charlesbridge: 2016) Girl Running (Nancy Paulsen Books: 2018) http://www.annettebaypiment

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