Summer is coming! Among other things, that means it’s time to take a blogging break for a while. When I was growing up, one of the things I enjoyed about summer (besides being outside, riding my bike, playing with my cats, and having lots of time with ...

 

Book Recommendations and a Blog Hiatus and more...




Book Recommendations and a Blog Hiatus

Summer is coming! Among other things, that means it’s time to take a blogging break for a while. When I was growing up, one of the things I enjoyed about summer (besides being outside, riding my bike, playing with my cats, and having lots of time with friends) was having unlimited reading time. That’s still […]

      
 

Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins — Book Recommendation

Back in January, I posted about verse novels. I’ve recently read another verse novel that I want to share with readers of The Starborn Revue. Although not directly related to the arts, it uses the art of poetry to bring the world of science to vivid life, truly making STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) into […]

      
 

Diversity in TV, Theatre, and Books — Thinking about Autism

When people think of diversity and of diverse characters in books, television, or movies, they often only think in terms of skin color or religious views. But there are many aspects to diversity. Ensuring that there are characters, both kids and adults, who deal with physical, mental, or emotional challenges is an important part of […]

      
 

Julie’s Greenroom

What happens when you put Julie Andrews, Giullian Yao Gioiello, five kids (really Henson puppets), a dog, and a duck (more puppets) into a room? You get Julie’s Greenroom, a new series debuting on Netflix this Friday, March 17th. The series is the brainchild of Ms. Andrews, her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton and others, and […]

      
 

A Pipe Organ Made of Paper?

Now this is COOL! When we hear the phrase “pipe organ,” most of us think of a large instrument, likely in a church, with at least two keyboards (or more) as well as a pedal board, and great pipes reaching up to the ceiling. We think of deep, rich music. But a man in Belarus […]

      
 
   
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