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Eiffel Tower á la Nevada

Paris in the Desert

Quite a place, Las Vegas! Have you ever been there? I had not … and it exceeded my expectations for drama, scale, and a just plain off-the-charts sensory experience. The annual NCTE conference was held at the MGM Grand Hotel, one of the many hotels on the Strip that seemed (to me anyway) large enough to warrant its

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Chris Crowe

Who was Larry Doby?

Chris Crowe is professor of English at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and the author of Presenting Mildred D. Taylor (Twayne 1999) an historical novel for teens, Mississippi Trial, 1955 (Dial 2002), and Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case (Dial 2003). His most recent book is Just as Good: How

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