Drag Star, Disney Icon, Kids Book Author

Photo🇧🇷 Max Fleury Being a multi-hyphenate performer is something Nina West knows well. Winning Miss Congeniality on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 11, partnering with Dolly Parton on a kindness campaign, making music for kids, acting opposite Daniel Radcliffe in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story🇧🇷 becoming the LGBTQ face of Disney’s Pride campaign, and releasing a … Read more

A look at the life and meals of The Murrays

Jane Ammeson Times correspondent It’s been 42 years since “Caddyshack” was released but no matter how long ago you saw the movie there are probably scenes and quotes that still can cause a chuckle. That humor, irreverent as it is, was par for the course when Andy Murray was growing up with his eight siblings … Read more

Best Picture Books 2022 | SLJ Best Books

Impeccable art and lyrical and child-friendly text set these 27 titles apart from everything else we read this year. PICTURE BOOKS Behar, Ruth. Tía Fortuna’s New Home: A Jewish Cuban Journey. illus. by Devon Holzwarth. Knopf. ISBN ‎9780593172414.K-Gr 3–This powerful intergenerational story about heritage and hope is enhanced by stunning art; a must for all … Read more

Cops ‘N Kids to host 20th anniversary holiday book giveaway Dec. 17

RACINE — Cops ‘N Kids Reading Center will host its 20th annual holiday book giveaway on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9-11 am at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth Street. A free event for children of all ages, CNK’s mission is to put books in every child’s hand this holiday season. Upon arrival, visitors can pick out … Read more

Fleishman Is in Trouble Cast Thinks Viewers May Have a Personal Reaction To Bestselling Book’s Adaptation

When Taffy Brodesser-Akner had to start thinking about who might bring to life the characters she had created in her New York Times bestselling novel Fleishman Is in Trouble, “the only people we wanted for these roles are in the show,” says the author, who also wrote, executive produced, and made her showrunner debut with … Read more