Mary Casanova

A friend's collection of mystery stories by Minnesota authors sparked this collection of short stories for young readers.  Editors Jay Peterson and Collette Morgan discovered, too, that just because a reader is young doesn't mean they're not thinking about what they read.

Sky Blue Water includes a Q&A between kids and the contributing authors, as well as discussion and writing prompts for classrooms or book groups.

Author Mary Casanova has spent 35 years looking at Rainy Lake and its iconic lift bridge to Canada out of her living room windows.

So it's not surprising that weather plays a central role in her novel Frozen, and it's new companion book, Ice-Out, nor is it surprising that ice-out itself is a metaphor for her central character.

Mary Casanova on collaboration, breaking the rules, and the power of blueberry pancakes.

Women's Words on March 9, 2014 featured another reading by Mary Casanova of Ranier, Minnesota, an award-winning author of more than thirty children's and young adult books. Here is an excerpt from her book Frozen, the story of a young woman's struggle to regain both her physical and spiritual voice.

3/9 Women's Words: Mary Casanova

Women's Words on March 2, 2014 featured Mary Casanova of Ranier, Minnesota, an award-winning author of more than thirty children's and young adult books. This week she reads an excerpt from her book Frozen, the story of a young woman's struggle to regain both her physical and spiritual voice.

3/2 Women's Words: Mary Casanova

Author Mary Casanova is our guest. Several of her books, including “Moose Tracks” and “Wolf Shadows” have just been released in paperback, as has “Frozen”: the story of a young woman’s struggle to speak for herself—no matter the risks.