Cyrisse Jaffee is a former public and school librarian in the Boston area. She reviews children’s and young adult books for The Horn Book Guide and holds an M.L.S. from Simmons College. Currently, Cyrisse conceptualizes, writes, and edits educational materials for PBS shows, including MASTERPIECE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, ARTHUR, and MOLLY OF DENALI, all produced by WGBH Boston.
[SPONSORED CONTENT] Teaching the “Classics” We all know that the traditional literary classics are becoming less and less accessible to today’s students. The language can be daunting, the sentence structure complex, and the characters seem to espouse old-fashioned values and… Read More ›