Little House On The Prairie: From Page To Stage

The inevitable Little House on the Prairie » 8/08/08 4:30pm 8/08/08 4:30pm musical is in previews in Minnesota. The location was logical because early books take place in the Midwest - even though the musical is based on the later, South Dakota-set novels. "The story actually starts when the Laura leaves Minnesota," director Francesca Zambello…

The Secret Garden: Still No Idea What a Missel Thrush Is

Welcome to 'Fine Lines', the Friday feature in which we give a sentimental, sometimes-critical, far more wrinkled look at the children's and YA books we loved in our youth. This week, writer / reviewer / blogger Lizzie Skurnick rereads 'The Secret Garden', Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1909 novel about an orphan who… » 4/18/08 4:00pm 4/18/08 4:00pm