childrens books

WSU librarian will help judge award

A purple dinosaur, a grinning cat, a cow jumping over the moon. Children’s books use irresistible cover art to lure customers, but there’s one sure sign of a quality book: The metallic Newbery Medal seal. For 86 years, teachers and parents have relied on the wisdom of the Newbery judges to separate the ordinary from […]

Science made simple

Cherie Winner, the science writer for Washington State Magazine, knows how to write for diverse audiences. Whether writing for first-graders or teens, alumni or faculty, she has a talent for making science easy to understand.  Winner earned her Ph.D. in zoology from Ohio State University and spent 15 years as a freelance writer. She has […]