Media notes

The Warden’s DaughterThe Warden’s Daughter
This latest novel by Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli ’63 (Maniac Magee, Stargirl) is the story of Cammie O’Reilly, who lost her mother when she was a baby and grew up in the prison where her father is warden. Recalling the time of her 13th birthday, an older O’Reilly reflects on the unique changes and struggles she faced in her coming of age.

Thomas Jefferson Built Monticello book coverThomas Jefferson Built Monticello: Was Palladio Looking Over His Shoulder?
In this illustrated nonfiction book for ages 9 years and up, Nancy Whitman ’79 explores classical elements of architecture and the influence 16th century Italian architect Andrea Palladio had on Thomas Jefferson in the United States, two centuries later.