Tag Archives: Beth Vrabel

March 10

Brave Storytellers by Beth Vrabel

“I like that she did things on her own.”   This was the feedback I recently was gifted from a young reader about Nellie Murrow, the eleven-year-old protagonist in The Newspaper Club.   When Nellie moves to a small New England town, she misses the bustle of the city. But Nellie is the daughter of […]

February 13

COVER REVEAL: The Humiliations of Pipi McGee by Beth Vrabel

When I’m coming up with a new idea, I spend a lot of time thinking about do-overs. If I could go back to some of the trickiest, scariest, loneliest times in my life, what would I do differently? If I knew then what I do today, how would I have handled those moments where I […]

October 03

THE RECKLESS CLUB / When adults are the bullies by Beth Vrabel

When my dad was eight years old, his greatest ambition was for his teacher, Miss Hagley*, to ignore him. “She just didn’t like me,” he says now, nearly 60 years later. “I don’t know why, but she just didn’t like me.”   “I can picture her now, walking toward me.” His shoulders hunch at the […]