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Rachael Stein

About Rachael Stein

Rachael Stein is information services manager at the Eastern Shore Regional Library in Salisbury, Maryland. She and Ella are currently listening to The True Meaning of Smekday (Listening Library), by Adam Rex, read by Bahni Turpin. She blogs about middle-grade books at For Those About to Mock.

Books in the Home: The Penderwicks on Hayward Street

Middle grade fiction saved Jeanne Birdsall’s life. Here’s how Birdsall’s Penderwicks books helped save two of her fans. The first time we listened to The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, we were fleeing Hurricane Irene. Traffic was backed up on the road out of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and I was running out of ways to entertain […]