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Student Abigail nominated Ms. Julie Shapiro of Weizmann Day School The Best Teacher in the Whole World! My teacher this year in third grade is Ms. Shapiro. She is the most amazing teacher and I was lucky enough to have her when I was in Kindergarten also. Ms. Shapiro is one of those special teachers […]

Ryan C. Eisenberg. nominated Robyn Wehrly of Hillsides Education Center. It is with great enthusiasm that I nominate Robyn Wehrly for teacher of the year. Robyn’s passion for teaching and learning, her dedication to our school community, and her endless commitment to providing high quality education to youth with significant social-emotional and learning needs is […]

Parent, Dorothea Fong, nominated Jo-Anne Woolner of The Gooden School in Sierra Madre.  My daughter attends 8th grade at The Gooden School in Sierra Madre. During her nine years there, she has encountered many teachers, but no teacher has had the impact that Jo-Anne Woolner has on her education. Mrs. Woolner is in one word […]

Parent, Helen Fung, nominated Mr. Anthony Dima of Dana Middle School in Arcadia. I would like to nominate Mr. Anthony Dima, an English and History teacher from Dana Middle School in Arcadia. He is one of those rare teachers who REALLY care about his students. The reason the students are so connected to him is […]

Parent Caroline Elliot nominated Krista Diaz and Lori Grannis of Valentine Elementary in San Marino.  I’d like to nominate my son’s Kindergarten teachers – Krista Diaz and Lori Grannis – for Teacher of the Year.  These two ladies have been job-sharing this position for over 10 years and they do a phenomenal job providing an […]

by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Editor-in-Chief,  Balcony 7 Media and Publishing Avid readers in the Los Angeles area looking for an eclectic mix of fiction series may look no further than their own backyard. Balcony 7 Media and Publishing, based in Pasadena, offers “an intriguing mix of titles,” according to the Library Journal. With a […]

James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker…we all know and love these classic Irish authors. But what about giving some love to some more contemporary Irish authors? I’ve compiled a short list of a few authors to check out this St. Patrick’s Day (in case kissing everyone in sight and drinking the day away […]

My Twins

by Jessica on March 15, 2016

by Erika M. Martínez My nephews turned eight years old this month. When I spoke to my sister she told me that instead of having a party they would go shopping for new bicycles. It’s still hard to believe that they are in second grade, that they love to sing in the children’s choir at […]

6 Questions with Robert Crais!

by Jessica on November 5, 2015

We are pleased to be welcoming back Robert Crais to Vroman’s on 11/11! He’ll be promoting his newest book, The Promise. We asked him 6 Questions about his process and writing in general. Mark your calendars, this event is going to be great! ——————————— 6 Questions with Robert Crais Can you talk about your writing […]

Everything from Fiction, History and Mystery. A little something for everyone in the New Releases list for this week! Hardcover:  The Race for Paris (Historical Fiction) Meg Waite Clayton $25.99 Opening in Normandy on June 29, 1944, The Race for Paris follows two American female war correspondents on their quest to document (and make) history […]