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Susan Lendroth

Susan writes stories for children (including picture books), essays for grown-ups, and verses for both. Her latest in Short Edition -- "To An Unknown Booklover" -- is a love song to book and movie "84 Charing Cross Road."

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Creative Nonfiction

To An Unknown Booklover

Susan Lendroth

I don't remember which I encountered first: Helene Hanff's book, 84 Charing Cross Road, or the Anne Bancroft / Anthony Hopkins movie of the same name. All I know is that decades later the title's ... [+]

Children's

The Cat Who Purred

Susan Lendroth

In a small cottage in a deep valley, an old woman lived with her goats and sheep, chickens and dog, a sway-backed horse and one ginger cat.
Each morning, she collected eggs while the dog led the ... [+]

Creative Nonfiction

Falling into New Year

Susan Lendroth

Autumn's here—Happy New Year!
Not for me, that pallid substitute in January with its noisemakers and forgotten resolutions. My calendar resets annually with the opening of classroom doors, no ... [+]

Children's

Hillie Sorts It Out

Susan Lendroth

The rain had dried up – 
every drip, every puddle – 
but Hillie couldn't go out 
while her room was a muddle. 
Mom had been clear, and 
her dad had agreed, 
"First, clean up ... [+]