Tag Archives: children’s book

Taking children around the world

Alumna Joan Curley has circumnavigated the globe twice and has lived in the US, Bermuda, Germany and Egypt. Her trips have inspired a series of children’s books, each based on places she has visited. Her newest title is Mary Lou and the Queen Mary 2. A … Continue reading

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Mass. Book Award

Alumnus Paul Reynolds, a part-time faculty member in the Communication Department, has been recognized by the Massachusetts Center for the Book with a 2015 Massachusetts Book Award for his picture book, Going Places (Simon & Schuster, 2014). The Massachusetts Book Awards recognize … Continue reading

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Her name is Moxie

Boston College alumna Erin Dionne’s Boston-based book for middle schoolers, Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking (Puffin, 2014), is a finalist for a Silver Falchion Award from Killer Nashville, an annual conference for mystery, thriller and suspense writers. The award honors … Continue reading

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Take a ride on a Swan Boat

Boston College alumna Frances Driscoll, a former teacher in the Boston Public Schools, has published The Swan Boat Ride, which tells the story of a young girl’s ride with her grandmother on the Swan Boats in Boston’s Public Garden. It … Continue reading

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Fabulous

A new book by BC alumna Heather Finn hopes to inspire young ones to take good care of their teeth. Fabulous Farrah & the Sugar Bugs, written by Finn and illustrated by Bonnie Lemaire, tells the story of Farrah, who ignores … Continue reading

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Animals on parade

Alumna Molly Burke Hamilton, a former journalist, has written and illustrated Animals on Parade, a new children’s book of poetry about more than two dozen animals from cheetahs to zebras.

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A hero’s tale

A new children’s book, titled The Man in the Red Bandanna, tells the story of BC alumnus Welles Crowther, who heroically gave his life while saving others in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The book was written … Continue reading

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