Quill and Quire


By Carrie Mac

Carrie Mac’s story meets the guidelines and conventions of the Orca Soundings series with brisk efficiency. First-person narrator, present tense, colloquial language, limited vocabulary (at a 3.6 Reading Level), and the drastic problems of urban ... Read More »

March 13, 2008

By Charis Cotter

Many child prodigies have lived sad lives, peaking early and ultimately failing to outdistance their plodding contemporaries. Often they have been performers whose extraordinary abilities were exploited by their families for profit or glory. Happily, ... Read More »

March 6, 2008