Jennifer Gennari

A Peek at the Creative Space of Jennifer Gennari

        Jennifer Gennari is the author of My Mixed-Up Berry Blue Summer  (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012). This week marks one year of publication for her debut novel, which was selected for the Association of Booksellers for Children Spring 2012 New Voices and also named to the American Library Association Rainbow List. Twelve-year-old June is set on winning a blue ribbon for one of her pies in the Champlain Valley Fair pie competition, but her plans get muddled when June’s mom decides to marry her girlfriend now that Vermont has made civil unions legal.   Jennifer Gennari is a graduate of Vermont College of Fine Arts and a former reporter.… Read the rest