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About Sarah Ellis and Shoshana Flax

Sarah Ellis is a Vancouver-based writer and critic, recently retired from the faculty of The Vermont College of Fine Arts. Shoshana Flax is assistant editor of The Horn Book, Inc.

Five questions for Catherine Gilbert Murdock

In The Book of Boy (Greenwillow, 9–12 years), we meet a young goatherd accompanying the pilgrim Secundus on his quest for relics, traveling from France to Rome in 1350. Boy is on a quest of his own…and as readers gradually learn (and Boy learns with them), both travelers have fascinating secrets. 1. We’ve seen some […]