Emily Donahue is a third grade teacher in Newton, MA. She fosters an interdisciplinary model of learning by fusing fine arts, historical context, and world cultures into the general education curriculum. Before becoming a teacher, Emily was a Higher Education administrator for nearly a decade. She currently serves on the Educator Advisory Board at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and is an EdLab Educator Innovator with the Smithsonian Institution. You can often find her at an author book signing event.
Pam considers herself a champion of the underdog and protectorate of multicultural children’s literature. She holds a degree in English Writing, a post baccalaureate certificate in Elementary Education, and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Pam can often be found singing many of The Wiggles songs while simultaneously reading a book in rhyme and drinking coffee. She reviews books at Unconventionallibrarian.com, guest posts on Good Enough Mother, hosts adult and tween book clubs and literary tea parties where she dons a tutu and tiara.
Julia is a children’s librarian and young adult novelist. Her first novel, Seven Stones, was published in March 2015. She holds a degree in English Education, and is currently pursuing her Masters in Library and Information Science. At her library, Julia hosts Baby Lapsit, Romp & Rhyme Storytime, a mother-daughter book club, a kids’ Lego club, and just has too much fun doing her job in general. When she isn’t reading or writing, Julia can be found twisted into a variety of yoga poses, checking out the latest story time blogs, cooking dynamite vegetarian food, or biking with her husband. You can find her on her website julialeebooks.com where she authors The Open Book blog.