Garvin's (And They are,2017, etc.) latest novel offers a reflection of one girl's coming-of-age in small-town Texas in the 1960s. Kirkus Review #HA #A #CON #UF #LF Garvin portrays this history with unflinching honesty, never shying away from depicting the overt racial bigotry of the time and place. Interwoven with Billie Jo's adventures is the… Continue reading Rock ‘n’ Roll is Here to Stay
"There's an elephant who likes eggplant. Oh, he loves it so. He plants it and waters it And eats it real slow." @L.T.Garvin Do you like eggplant? Well, there's an elephant who does. Read more about this very funny elephant in Animals Galore, forthcoming from Crystal Publishing. Illustrations by Corbin Hillam.
L.T. Garvin's wide range of talent is about to be available. She has written a short story, "A Night at Bailey's Grocery," printed in The Texas Writers Journal, and Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete, a humorous children's story about the pressure of sports in a world where football, basketball, baseball, and track reign. Now available… Continue reading Talent Galore
Ms. Deacon my reading teacher, gave us some great homework: 'Read at least 30 minutes tonight and find some new vobabulary words.' I immediately want to know: 'is there a book to check out with a lot of football pictures in it?' And yes, there is. Check out Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete, by… Continue reading Football season (from the eyes of a 4th grader)
Crystal Publishing has several children's books featuring animals for Holiday gifts. Check out our recent selections. The Curious Little Snail, by Ashley Young Eggs with Ham, by Corbin Hillam Sparkles, by Kathryn Scott Landy Animals Galore, by L.T. Garvin And of course, what could be complete without a Turtle Monkey? Turtle Monkey and the Big… Continue reading Animal Lovers Unite!
The Attention Monster spots me and SNAP! He's stolen my concentration. This usually happens during school at a time when I can be easily trapped...My mind bounces around and then suddenly something grabs me and pulls me out the window. Dragons, giants, and superheroes frequently yank me outside. And so Nathan starts school and the… Continue reading Do You Have an Attention Monster?