Author Archive for ‘Amanda Kramp’

Robots in Love


I had this painting commissioned in 2004. It’s by Lynette May ( Advertisements



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i will be using this blog to post some stuff… but mostly i’ll be over at huzzah! I plan on blogging about Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater really soon… spoiler: the book will win. You can enter to win the next book in the series, Linger, by clicking on the link above! DO IT.

I was not the only Book Pirate out there, and it was making me mad. So now I am books vs. dinosaurs!, and I have a gimmick. For each book, instead of a starred rating, I will decide the outcome of a fight between the book in question and a dinosaur. If the book wins, […]

I am currently doing my practicum at the Middleton Public Library. (A practicum is like a library school internship.) Every week I make a new teen book display. This past week, my display had the theme “award-winning books.” I included books that had won the Newbery, the Printz, the Morris, the National Book Award, and […]

I was dreading reading this book. I really was. I’m participating in a Mock Newbery Club at my local public library, and this book was on the list for the first meeting. The title didn’t seem appealing, and although I like Naylor’s other books, I wasn’t sure about this one. Then I picked it up […]