I’m delighted to be part of the Tucson Festival of Books March 12-13. Please, stop by for a visit.Read More
If you are attending the USBBY-IBBY International Board on Books Regional Conference in New York City October 16-19, I hope you’ll attend my presentation. With authors Terry Farish and Elsa Marston, I’ll…Read More
Review by Clementine Ellis · in the Arizona Daily Sun Sometimes families have secrets; sometimes the secret is the family. Local author Nancy Bo Flood’s “No-Name Baby” tells the story…Read More
Cowboy Up! Ride the Navajo Rodeo by Nancy Bo Flood, published by Wordsong has been named to the 2014 Notable Books for a Global Society (NBGS) award list. This award…Read More
At this amazing gathering of authors, educators, librarians, editors and publishers, we celebrated the Joy of Children’s Books. Mem Fox, Peter Sis and Katherine Paterson were three of the many…Read More
How I Became a Ghost How I Became a Ghost, a Choctaw Trail of Tears Story by Tim Tingle From Chapter 1, “Talking Ghost” “MAYBE YOU HAVE never read a book…Read More
Very few books have been written about or by Native Americans, less than 1% of all books published for children! Most “Indian” books are about people from the past –…Read More
by Cheryl Carpinello, originally published at Carpinello’s Writing Pages · March 19, 2013 Today I humbly welcome prolific writer Nancy Bo Flood to Carpinello’s Writing Pages. I say prolific because Nancy is…Read More
Informational books for children keep getting better – innovative designs, creative presentations, plus captivating images that often mix photographs, historical papers with colorful art.
I think the most striking quality of current nonfiction books for children is that each book is a story – a story with setting, characters, plot or “through line,” and most important “heart.” What I mean by heart is that the passion of the author for the subject shines right through the words and captures the heart of the reader. When children read that last page, they not only know new information, but just as important, the reader cares. Wow! I want to read more. Where’s another book?
Leda Schubert’s picture book biography of Marcel Marceau does just that. Recently we posted an interview with Leda here at ReaderKidZ and two of her comments are especially relevant:Read More
Of all the tough subjects tackled by authors we have reviewed on The Pirate Tree, our own Nancy Bo Flood’s newest novel, No-Name Baby, takes on one of the most controversial, and most secret, topics in our society: the women who place their babies for adoption.Read More
An Interview with Author, Nancy Bo Flood was published May, 2012 in Hanging on to Wonder, a blog by author Jaye Robin Brown A month ago, I received a blind…Read More
by Nancy Bo Flood Celebrating the best of children’s international books of 2011! Outstanding International Books is a project of the United States chapter of the International Board on Books…Read More