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About Kristy Pasquariello

Kristy Pasquariello is a children’s librarian at the Wellesley Free Library in Massachusetts.

Review of Blue Sky White Stars

Naberhaus, Sarvinder Blue Sky White Stars 32 pp. Dial 2017. ISBN 978-0-8037-3700-6 (3) K–3 Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. Spare, powerful prose presents the American flag and the American landscape and people in parallel: “Sew together one nation / So together one nation.” Evocative paintings portray the natural scenery as well as images from history, including […]

Go to sleep, my little darling

When my kids were babies, I went through such an excruciating period of sleep deprivation that I remain, to this day, traumatized. At the slightest sign of a sleep issue, I still snap to attention and do everything I can possibly think of to nip it in the bud. When they were babies and toddlers, […]