Rachel Shea

Writing Like a Gorilla … and Winning a Newbery Medal

A novel told from a gorilla’s point of view won the 2013 winner of the Newbery Medal, the top honor in American children’s literature. The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate, is based on the true story of ...

After Sandy: How to Convince People to Evacuate

By Rachel Hartigan Shea Getting people out of a storm’s danger zones is a key step toward preventing loss of life. To find out what experts know about getting the word out, we spoke to Jay Baker, an associate ...