Hello and welcome to books together! This website is the work of Anamaria Anderson (that's me), and I've been writing about children's books here since 2007.
I live in Arlington, VA with my husband, son Leo (age 12), and daughter Milly (age 8).
- Museum educator, National Gallery of Art
- 2014 Batchelder Award Committee Member
- Panelist, Cybils awards for Middle Grade Science Fiction and Fantasy (2009-12)
- Member, Capitol Choices, ALA and ALSC, SCBWI
Professional development (selected):
- The Caldecott Medal (ALSC/KT Horning, Spring 2011)
- Drawn to Delight: How Picture Books Work (and Play) Today
(ALSC Institute, June 2010)
- KidLitCon (Washington, DC; October 2009)
- The Newbery Medal: Past, Present and Future (ALSC/KT Horning, Summer 2009)
Please see my review policy for more information about what sorts of books I review at books together, and thank you for visiting! I hope you'll come back soon.