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Joyce Milton is the author of several noted juvenile biographies, as well as the prize-winning novel, Save the Loonies.More about Joyce Milton...
“The word failure is imperfect. Once we begin to transform it, it ceases to be that any longer. The term is always slipping off the edges of our vision, not simply because it's hard to see without wincing, but because once we are ready to talk about it, we often call the event something else--a learning experience, a trial, a reinvention--no longer the static concept of failure.”More quotes…