Posts Tagged ‘Misc’
The WhatANerdGirlSays blog’s Fandom Friday feature this week: Tamora Pierce and Tortall.
Tamora Pierce was a finalist for the 2012 Mythopoeic Society Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature for the Beka Cooper series. The award went to Delia Sherman’s The Freedom Maze, a book Tammy highly recommends to all her fans. Congratulations, Delia!
The Amelia Bloomer Project is part of the American Library Association’s Social Responsibilities Roundtable Feminist Task Force, and annually selects the best feminist books for children and teens published within the last 18 months. The Amelia Bloomer List recommends books with significant feminist content.
Here are some pictures of Tammy taken from her appearance at Menlo School in Atherton, CA — with thanks to Peter Zivkov.
Words of Tamora Pierce is a fan blog chock full of information on Tortall, based on information given out from Tammy’s public postings and appearances. Take a look!
Melting Stones has been chosen as one of AudioFile magazine’s Best Audiobooks of 2008, under the category of Children & Family Listening. Plus, Full Cast Audio‘s Artistic Director Dan Bostick (Dedicate Myrrtide in Melting Stones, Numair in The Immortals series) has been chosen as one of AudioFile‘s Best Voices of 2008!
The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy by Leonard Marcus and published by Candlewick Press, includes an interview with Tammy.
Update (4/15/2016): You can now purchase this book here, on Amazon.com.